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Legal Assistant – Exchange & Completions Team

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LATEST VACANCIES

Legal Assistant – Exchange & Completions Team

we are always on the look out for the next addition to join the Lyons Pride. Whether you’re changing your career, looking to go legal, or have an undeniable creative flare, we want to hear from you! Take a look at THIS ROLE and FIND OUT just how far you can go.

LATEST VACANCIES

Legal Assistant – Exchange & Completions Team

we are always on the look out for the next addition to join the Lyons Pride. Whether you’re changing your career, looking to go legal, or have an undeniable creative flare, we want to hear from you! Take a look at THIS ROLE and FIND OUT just how far you can go.

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Legal Assistant – Exchange & Completions Team

Established in 2014 we are one of the fastest growing high street law firms in the South West & Wales with 10 offices in Shepton Mallet, Bristol, Bridgwater, Frome, Keynsham, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Cheltenham, Bath & Exeter.

Our expansion is a reflection of our strong performance, our continuing focus on strategic planning and our commitment to providing an excellent service to all clients and more importantly investing in our people. We can only do what we do, to the standard we strive for, by attracting, developing and retaining talented staff – people who are knowledgeable, capable and who share our values. We want our staff to feel engaged and valued.

Following the growth of our business we are now looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Exchange & Completions team who can support the Legal team and Conveyancing department.

Our Residential Conveyancing department works as a team, providing ongoing and consistent support to each other. This means that a good work-life balance is actively encouraged!

Job Purpose

We are looking for an ambitious and experienced legal assistant who has a passion for Residential Conveyancing.

The exchange and completions team are vital to the success of our Residential Conveyancing function by offering support to the legal team and by providing all the necessary information to our clients to complete the sale or purchase of their property.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • To assist Legal Team in the management of caseload by actioning legal procedures and dealing with file-related queries either face to face or by telephone
  • To complete tasks competently and within defined timescales to stay in line with Service Level Agreements
  • Preparation, checking and sending of documents e.g., Certificates of Title as well as chasing information including searches, mortgage offers, mortgage redemptions
  • Work through the Lyons Bowe key date stages to ensure all tasks are completed on time for both purchase and sales
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is sent to clients on time and explained fully
  • Provide clients with real-time updates on the progress of their sale or purchase
  • Ensure that key date stages are updated on the Lyons Bowe system to reflect the work carried out

Requirements

  • Completed, or working towards, the Level 4 Conveyancing (or similar) qualification
  • Experience working within a busy residential conveyancing team
  • To be able to work to a high standard and possess a fine attention to detail
  • To be organised and efficient whilst working under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Personal Development

Here at Lyons Bowe we offer all our employees the opportunity to grow and develop with the firm. As a Legal Assistant within the Residential Conveyancing team, once you have completed your 6-month probationary period, you will be given the opportunity to study for the CLC Licensed Conveyancing Level 4 qualification, all fully funded by the firm and through our training partner, LTC Kent.

Once you have completed your CLC Licensed Conveyancing Level 4 qualification you will be given the opportunity to progress to the next level, the CLC Licensed Conveyancing Level 6, and at this time will be promoted to Trainee Conveyancer and move to a fee-earning position in the firm. The Level 6 course takes approximately 2 years to complete and once passed, you will become a Newly Qualified Licenced Conveyancer.

Why Lyons Bowe

  • 25 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual Lyons Bowe Bank Holiday
  • Either onsite parking or parking permits provided
  • Discounted legal services
  • Free flu jab
  • Free eye test
  • Have your birthday off!
  • Flexible working arrangements where possible
  • Access to free mental health services
  • Family-friendly approach
  • Healthy work-life balance
  • Extensive training and development opportunities for all employees

How to Apply

If all of the above sounds interesting, then it’s easy to find out more! Simply email our fantastic and friendly HR team your CV and one of them will arrange a convenient time to call you for an informal, relaxed chat about the role.

The email address is HR@lyonsbowe.co.uk

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JENNY FAIRHURST

HEAD OF HR