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Paralegal - Conveyancing

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000Start date: ASAPLocation: DerbyContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius are recruiting for a Legal Secretary in Derby. Our client employs over 200 within the midlands across more than 5 offices, this position is a great opportunity to work within their conveyancing department.

Full time - 35 hours per week: Monday – Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Main Responsibilities Include:
  • Assisting Solicitor with their caseload of residential conveyancing matters including sales, purchases, transfers of equity, new builds, and re-mortgage matters
  • Liaising with clients and third parties over the phone, email,
  • Keeping files in good order by managing emails and correspondence
  • Arranging service of documents
  • Arranging appointments
  • Dealing with bills, invoices, and payments (when required)

Experience/Knowledge Required:
  • Previous secretarial experience
  • Microsoft Office – Intermediary use
  • Audio Typing – Advantageous
  • Previous legal secretarial experience – Advantageous
  • Legal Terminology and Forms – Advantageous
  • Knowledge of Legal Services Commission Forms – Advantageous

Personal Attributes: 
  • Professional services background would be preferred but is not essential
  • IT Literate-
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • A proactive and positive approach to work
  • Professional written and verbal communication skill
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Should you feel suitable for the role or wish to pursue similar roles in the area, please don't hesitate to contact Daniel at Cordius - Derby on 01332 287766

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