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Commercial Property Legal Assistant

Type: Permanent
Benefits: None
Job Ref: MAEL22670
Posted: 21/03/2024Apply Now

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join the Conveyancing Department within a local and highly reputable law firm. 

This a full time, permanent role based from offices in the Chesham area. 

On offer is a highly competitive salary and a variety of employee benefits such as eye tests, flexible working and more. 

The Role: 

As a Commercial Property Legal Assistantt, you will be responsible for providing legal assistance and administrative support to Commercial Property Fee Earners and Other fee earners as required.

This is a varied role, where you will be answering the telephone, taking messages and dealing with clients and other people calling at the office. You will be dealing with compliance matters, opening and closing them using LEAP software, producing completion statements and drawing up bills, making appointments and attending to clients. 

You will also deal with posy completion matters and with Land Registry , as well as general paralegal and administrative tasks in relation to individual file management:

  • Word processing
  • Sending and receiving e-mails
  • Filing
  • Photocopying, Sending and receiving faxes
  • Linking incoming post to appropriate case files
  • Ensuring outgoing post/DX is taken to reception for dispatch


  • Experience of working in a Commercial Property team (min. 1 year)
  • Audio typing – 60+ words per minute
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • High standard of English grammar and spelling
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • General administration/office skills
  • Strong telephone skills, with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English
  • Time management skills with ability to prioritise own workload
  • Good knowledge of the commercial property processes and commercial property terminology
  • A friendly and approachable nature with an enthusiastic approach to the job
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deal sensitively with clients
  • Confident meeting with clients and speaking to clients and other third parties
  • Experience of using office equipment, e.g. photocopiers, scanners, fax machines
  • Filing experience
  • Diary management
  • Knowledge of forms/layouts used in legal documentation
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Experience in handling the administrative side of commercial property transactions
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and ability to work as part of a team

Must have a good working knowledge of the SRA Code of Conduct and Accounts Rules

If you're a Legal Assistant with commercial property experience and you're looking for a new opportunity then apply now! This role is immediately available for the right candidate! 

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