Paralegal / Legal Assistant – Exeter Office

Exeter

We are seeking a bright, enthusiastic, computer literate person to join our busy Conveyancing department at our Exeter office. Purpose of the role include:

  • File management, client liaison
  • General paralegal duties
  • To maintain and manage documentation effectively and within agreed timescales
  • To integrate with the team, work closely with and provide a high level of service
  • Assisting with due diligence, undertaking of conveyancing searches, preparing reports on title and drafting transaction documents
  • Completing Land Registry and Stamp Duty Land Tax registrations

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Previous Paralegal or Legal Exec experience in a property related role
  • Previous experience of a case / document management system, online portals, Microsoft office applications

And possess the following key skills and personal qualities:

  • IT literate with a good knowledge and high degree of competency in the use of Microsoft Word
  • Excellent organisational skills with acute attention to detail
  • Has strong administration with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Flexible and able to use own initiative and requiring limited guidance
  • A motivated self-starter who is a good team player
  • Has typing speeds of 60 WPM +
  • Is able to remain calm under pressure whilst working to multiple deadlines

A DBS disclosure is required for this post. For further details or to apply for the position please contact / send your CV to:
Simon Cutting
Managing Partner
21 Southernhay East
Exeter
Devon.
EX1 1QQ

Tel: 01392 285000
Email: s.cutting@dunnandbaker.co.uk