Real Estate Legal PA

Recruiter
Peritus Healthcare
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£24,000- 25,000
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
£24,000 - £25,000

Real Estate Legal PA

Birmingham

Peritus Plus are pleased to consider applications for the position of Real Estate Legal PA in Birmingham.

Our client is one of the leading global law firms. Their distinctive market position is founded on their deep industry knowledge and one team global approach.

They have 2,500 lawyers in six continents with a presence in the world's major financial and commercial markets.

Duties

- Providing an effective organisational and administrative support service to a busy team of fee earners who specialise in acting for large PLC developer clients
- Assisting with the processing of land registry forms and other legal documentation
- Assisting with the issue of contract packs to solicitors
- Attending to clients and other solicitors on the telephone, taking messages and assisting generally with the conveyancing process
- Producing accurate documents and overseeing the case management system (training will be provided)
- Assisting with monthly billing and other related financial administration
- Opening and closing of electronic files
- Using a case management system to process and progress cases
- Taking telephone calls and messages, handling queries and enquiries
- Archiving, storage and retrieval of documentation (electronic and paper versions)
- Typing documents and correspondence
- Processing incoming and outgoing post and arranging couriers
- General administrative tasks including; photocopying, filing, printing and archiving

Skills and Experience

- Ideally 6 months legal secretarial experience gained within a real estate team
- Experience of inputting SDLT, carrying out searches and Land Registry applications
- A minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
- Confidence with IT systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel and ideally PowerPoint

Key competencies you will need

- Fast and accurate keyboard skills
- The ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and clients
- Confident interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise openly and clearly
- To be able to produce a high standard of work, often to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail
- The ability to prioritise well and be able to cope with changing demands
- The ability to demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, initiative and self confidence
- Highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description
- Respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do' attitude
- Keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this