Conveyancing Assistant

UK-Oxford
Job ID
2017-1226
Department
Residential Property, Farms & Estates
Type
Permanent Full-Time
Salary
Competitive

About the Role

 

Due to the continued growth and success of our Residential Property, Farms & Estates team we are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to join the team. In this role you will provide one on one support to a fee earner in relation to general residential conveyancing work.

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Provide administrative support to fee earners including file-opening, telephone management, filing/ archiving, photocopying, email management, online portal management and dealing with post
  • Draft documents and bills, under supervision, using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions
  • Undertake basic legal processes, under supervision, such as obtaining relevant documentation, completing relevant forms and processing monies. Manage the post-completion process.
  • Provide administrative support for business development and marketing activities including booking facilities and refreshments, booking specialist, preparing presentation materials and associated marketing documentation

  • Take an active part in promoting the firm through Social media channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

  • Update the CRM system to input data and manage the client information through the system including adding contact details, referrals and new clients.

  • Provide support for designated fee earners and act as a resource for the wider team, providing help where required

 

 

About You

 

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience within a Conveyancing team is highly desirable
  • Legal qualifications are highly desirable although experience is more important
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Customer focused

 

Behaviours:

  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

 

 

About Us

 

 

 

Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

 

We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.

 

And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last four years.

 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

 

 

 

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