Legal Assistant in Property and Projects

Location
Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
31 Oct 2017
Role Classification
Other Professional
Contract Type
Contract

About Eversheds Sutherland:

We are a top tier real estate practice whose remit encompasses premier institutional, inward and property company investment mandates, multi-jurisdictional portfolio management, complex fund structuring, energy and transport-related real estate projects and precedent-setting regeneration schemes. We have a formidable team nationally and internationally and are proud of the work we are doing and the clients we have. 
The Property & Projects Team is part of the Core Real Estate Practice Group based in Cardiff. The team carries out volume conveyancing work for banks and other financial institutions

Key responsibilities:

We are looking for a Legal Assistant with conveyancing experience to work predominantly with our Equity Release Team, The ideal candidate will have studied for the LPC and have knowledge on Land Law. 
• Experience of using a case management system, excel and word 
• Target driven 
• Excellent quality maintained even at times of high workload 
• Ability to manage own priorities and deliver to targets in a volume environment 
• Flexibility to support with other similar work in the department if required. 
• Excellent communication skills 

Skills and experience:

The job holder must a be able to demonstrate the following essential competencies: 

• Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision. 
• Handle a large and varied caseload 
• Adaptable and flexible to meet business/team demands. 
• Manage and prioritise a demanding and varying workload. 
• Commitment to team goals and personal development. 
• Capable of establishing good working relationships with colleagues and both internal and external clients. 
• Lateral thinker with ability to seek improvements to existing practices for the good of the business.

Key competencies:

We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds Sutherland, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post. 

Eversheds Sutherland endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds Sutherland operates within a preferred supplier list.