Legal Administrator – Home Sales – Taunton
Our Home Sales team has a new opportunity for a Legal Administrator to provide proactive and professional support to the team.
We are open to looking at candidates with range of experience. You may have just finished education and looking to start your career in law, or you may have gained some office experience and looking to utilise you existing skill set in our team. We will be able to train and develop you once you join us, enabling you to succeed in our busy and reputable team.
Role: Legal Administrator
Hours: Full time
Vacancy Reference: 947-BTN
Who we are
You’ll be joining a national law firm that enjoys a strong reputation, made possible by our exceptional people – each chosen for their industry knowledge and passion for their field. We want to help you to reach your full potential, love the work you do and deliver the best results for your clients. It’s our goal to make you feel great about working with us, and we work hard to cultivate a culture that makes it easy for you to stay with us for many years.
We work flexibly and you’ll be empowered to work where you do your best work, balancing your individual needs with the need for us to engage as teams and deliver excellent client service.
Most of our people choose to work in a hybrid fashion, working from home and attending our offices on occasion. Our offices are in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton, and Taunton.
Day to day, you’ll be successful in this role by:
We are looking to hire a self-motivated Legal Administrator who will provide the team with proactive support with a focus on exceptional attention to detail, helping them deliver an outstanding service to their clients. Based in our Property Services division, your workload will be varied. Your regular duties will include:
- Following case progression protocols and procedures
- Call handling
- Collation of documentation
- Creation of documentation
- Completion of transactions
- Providing after sales assistance to our client developers
The above list is not exhaustive but provides you with an overall framework for the activities that are carried out by the Home Sales team.
This is a busy role, with deadlines to manage and competing priorities, so you will be required to work quickly, accurately and efficiently and remain calm under pressure. You will be expected to think ahead to meet the needs of the team and clients.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with data security and all firm policies and procedures.
This role is right for you if:
Previous experience of working within a legal environment would be of benefit, but is not essential for this role. This role will suit you if you would like to prioritise your own workload, work to tight deadlines to produce work of a high standard, and can work with minimum supervision.
You will need to demonstrate from experience that you are exceptionally organised and proactive, that you have a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude, and that you have the skills to work closely with various stakeholders and have direct contact with the firm’s housebuilder and social housing clients.
We expect you to be someone who takes pride in your work and in providing a first class support service to your colleagues, anticipating their needs in advance wherever possible, and paying meticulous attention to detail in all of your work.
You will have excellent spelling and grammar skills. You will be proficient with the usual Microsoft packages, including Excel and be comfortable with learning new databases and other software packages.
You should be able to demonstrate a solid level of academic achievement, with a minimum of 6 GCSE passes at grade C or above (or equivalent), including English and Maths.
Finally, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills and a willingness to learn and develop, which will help you thrive in this role.
What we can offer you:
A career at Clarke Willmott will feel different to other law firms. We thrive on our individual differences and diversity because as a team, we are united by our shared values and mutual respect. Working with us you will feel empowered, valued and free to be yourself in a safe and supportive environment.
Our mission is to help you realise your full potential whilst maintaining a positive work-life balance. We provide a comprehensive learning and development programme and a range of wellbeing initiatives to support your career journey.
There’s no doubt we expect the best from our people and even the occasional extra mile. In return, your dedication and commitment to the continued success of the firm will be rewarded with a comprehensive range of flexible benefits.
Listen to what a few members of our team have to say about what life here at Clarke Willmott is really like, to see if it’s the right fit for you.
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