Legal Assistant

Job Description

Job Title : Legal Assistant Based in Harrow Full time Monday to Friday Salary GBP25,000- GBP30,000 pa

Job Description

Your work will include all or some of the following tasks:- File management (including filing, file opening and archiving (including ensuring zero balances on files), billing, recovering disbursements and chasing debts), photocopying, formatting and amending documentation, compiling/binding documents, typing e-mails, letters, file notes, dealing with work created by our outsourced typing and document producer, taking and making telephone calls, monitoring e-mails, carrying out property searches, SIM Searches and ordering office copies from HM Land Registry, carrying out AML searches, some post completion work such as completing SDLT forms and land registry applications. Organising meetings. Any other administrative task which may be required by your team or the firm from time to time. Subject to your capabilities and skill set, you may be required to carry out duties normally undertaken by other staff members, and cover for holiday/sickness absences.

You will be required to assist in covering reception for holiday/sickness absences.

You may be assigned to a team or department within the firm (including accounts, IT or any other support department), or provide assistance to all the departments within the firm, depending on the tasks allocated to you. If you are assigned to a team, the department/team to which you are assigned may vary from time to time. You will be working with the team, and therefore the number of people you assist may vary from time to time. You will report to the Head of the Department to which you are assigned (unless otherwise indicated), but will be required to carry out work for any members of the team.

Depending on the needs of the business and your skill set, you may be required to work for more than one team/department at a time. You must have the ability and flexibility to work as a member of a team, to work constructively with our technology and show a friendly and helpful attitude.