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Legal Assistant - Residential Conveyancing

  • Location

    Newport, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £16500 - £18000 per annum

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaged Legal Assistant who will embed themselves in the conveyancing team into our tight-knit Newport office and become a key player in the department. This is a great role for someone looking to get their legal career started or for a candidate who is looking for an exciting new challenge.

Ideally, you will have 1-2 years or more experience of working in a busy conveyancing team but we are open to receiving applications from candidates with less experience.

As a Legal Assistant with Howells, you will also be eligible to apply for our 'internal only' training contract applications.

Job title: Legal Assistant

Department: Residential Conveyancing

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours Monday to Friday

You should apply if:

  • You've worked in a busy conveyancing team
  • You're interested in learning from experienced solicitors
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced and busy team
  • You're super organised and able to think laterally
  • You're a great communicator
  • You're tenacious and willing to learn
  • You're able to be adaptable and be respectful of the client's needs and priorities

Job role:

  • Drafting contracts
  • Progressing residential conveyancing matters from instruction through to completion
  • Dealing with exchanges
  • Assisting with enquiries
  • Providing administrative support to the fee earners in the department
  • Working on a varied caseload
  • Providing our clients with excellent service
  • Assisting with volume conveyancing including leasehold transactions
  • Typing out audio dictations

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