Legal Assistant - Property

Job Description

The vacancy

Moore Barlow are looking for a Legal Assistant to provide administrative support to our property team in Southampton.

Our offices are modern, with an onsite subsidised restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. The space is great for collaborative working or to take a well-earned break. If you have a keen eye for detail and are interested in developing your career in Law, we may have what you’re looking for.

The focus of this role is to provide administrative support to the Plots team on various day to day tasks, with the prospect to progress your skills and potential to get more involved. This role would be well suited to a proactive and confident Legal Assistant with strong administration skills and high attention to detail. You will be working within a fun and collaborative team who value each other’s support and input.

Key responsibilities

  • Takes conveyancing instructions.
  • Provides an efficient and effective service to clients, updating them and keeping them informed.
  • To always communicate in a clear, polite and calm manner to clients, work colleagues and others.
  • Prepare and assist with exchange and completion paperwork.
  • Prepare and assist with the collation of contract packs.
  • Liaise with and obtain updates from solicitors in relation to transactions.
  • Assist and support more senior members of the team with work or tasks as required.
  • To ensure that standards of quality and the reputation of the firm are maintained at all times.
  • To support the effectiveness of the team by being positive and co-operative with all team members.
  • To demonstrate commitment to the role, Department and Moore Barlow through excellent punctuality, timekeeping and attendance.
  • To demonstrate ability to time manage and prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
  • To take initiative for self development and accept changes and new challenges required to meet individual and Departmental objectives.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all Moore Barlow’s information and clients’ documentation.
  • To adhere to the HR policies and procedures.

Our Property team have a great reputation for onward progression and development. If you are keen to join a firm with excellent career development opportunities, we'd strongly encourage you to apply.

Who we are

Welcome to Moore Barlow, a progressive and people-orientated Law firm with over 450 dedicated professionals including 70 Partners and 272 Lawyers who focus on delivering exceptional services for three groups of people: Individuals & Families, Entrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations and Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence.

We’ve also won awards! Named as one of the Top 200 Law Firms in the UK in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list, we have also been widely recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021, the UK’s leading guide to Law Firms, as 11 of our practise areas have been ranked Top Tier.

What we can offer

Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards and more control over work life balance through flexible working patterns.

We also offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave, private medical insurance, income protection, life assurance and a generous pension scheme. For most of our roles we are also offering a hybrid or flexible way of working.

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