Residential Property Legal Assistant

  • Preston
  • Permanent
  • £20,000 - £25,000 per annum

As one of the area’s longest established firms of Solicitors, my client is privileged to act for a diverse and longstanding client base often dealing with many generations of families.

They have a very low staff turnover due to their relaxed, flexible and friendly working environment with excellent career progression opportunities.

They are looking to take on a driven and ambitious Residential Property Legal Assistant to join their team based at either their Lancashire or Cumbria offices.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary DOE £20,000- £25,000
  • Opportunity to work in an award winning ‘Boutique’ law firm
  • Genuine opportunity to progress your career

Key responsibilities

1. Preparing legal cases (under supervision) including:

(a)    Liaising with/updating third-parties including lenders, solicitors and agents

(a)    Drafting documents – transfer deeds, SDLT forms

(b)   Handling of straight forward matters under supervision

(c)    Carrying out searches

(d)   Carrying out registrations and post-completion tasks

(e)    Registering charge information with Companies House

Knowledge, skills and qualifications

Minimum of 1 years Residential Property experience

Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Good IT skills

Effective prioritisation with ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively.

If you would like to apply for this Residential Property Legal Assistant role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Adam Dell’Armi at or call 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

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