Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Job Title: Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
REF: 2481
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email: lucy.wickham@realmrecruit.com

A leading Yorkshire firm are recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join their Residential Conveyancing team.   

In this role, you will provide assistance to conveyancers and solicitors on a range of matters, including the sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold properties.  

The Firm prides itself in its training with the vast majority of legal assistants and paralegals securing training contracts with the firm so this is the perfect opportunity to develop your career and take that next step 

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant – Leeds 

The company & role  

  • A down-to-earth multi-service firm recognised by both Chambers and the Legal 500  

  • Long standing reputable firm that are specialists within the area. CQS accredited residential team. 

  • You will assist fee earners with a range of tasks including opening files, carrying out ID checks, liaising with clients and lenders, assisting on post-completion and drafting completion statements under supervision 

  • The firm truly care about their staff and genuinely invested in helping them reach their full potential. They offer plenty of training and development opportunities and promote career progression 

  • Long term training and progression available, the vast majority of legal assistants have gone on to secure a training contract with the firm.  

  • Commutable from Leeds, Harrogate, Bradford, Keighley, and Wakefield   

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience)   

  • Flexi-time 

  • Pension   

  • Generous annual leave   

  • Excellent career progression prospects   

  • health insurance 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Childcare vouchers and subsidised parking 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Legal Assistant with at least 12 months experience working within a residential conveyancing team  

  • Experience in dealing with post-completion matters / the land registry and experience with a case management system would be advantageous. 

  • Will have excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner  

  • Someone with excellent organisation and time management skills  

  • Will be well organised and able to work well under pressure  

How to apply for this Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email lucy.wickham@realmrecruit.com.  

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move. 

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