Conveyancing Assistant Royds Withy King

About the Role:

Our Residential Property, Farms & Estates team we are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to join the team. In this role you will provide support to fee earners in relation to both general residential conveyancing work and new build plot sales.

Duties will include:

Provide administrative support to fee earners including file-opening, telephone management, filing/ archiving, photocopying, email management, online portal management and dealing with post

Draft documents and bills, under supervision, using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions

Undertake basic legal processes, under supervision, such as obtaining relevant documentation, completing relevant forms and processing monies. Manage the post-completion process.

Provide administrative support for business development and marketing activities including booking facilities and refreshments, booking specialist, preparing presentation materials and associated marketing documentation

Take an active part in promoting the firm through Social media channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

Update the CRM system to input data and manage the client information through the system including adding contact details, referrals and new clients.

Provide support for designated fee earners and act as a resource for the wider team, providing help where required


About You:

Skills & Experience:

Previous experience within a Conveyancing team is highly desirable

Legal qualifications are highly desirable although experience is more important

Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

Customer focused

Behaviours:

Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.

Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.

Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.

Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.

Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.

Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.


About Us:

Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 480 staff across offices in London, Bath, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.

The firm is proud to be ranked for the last five years as a Sunday Times 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work for. Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.


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  • Royds Withy King
  • 34 Regent Circus , Swindon, SN1 1PY
  • Permanent, Full time
  • TBC per annum
  • Ref: 2020-1562

Application closing date: 05th October 20