Legal Assistant - Conveyancing

Are you a Legal Assistant with experience in residential conveyancing and looking to join an award winning team? We now have available a vacancy to be based at our Manchester office.

About the role 

Your role will be to assist in the conveyancing transaction and will include dealing with client enquiries, providing updates and taking instructions. You will also be preparing forms, letters, contracts, leasehold and completion reports together with electronic accounts statements and providing general assistance to the case managers.  You will have excellent client service skills, be used to working to deadlines under pressure and in a fast paced environment. Having conveyancing experience and using a case management system is essential for this role.

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About the team

We are a friendly team where everyone works together in a spirit of mutual co-operation. We have an open door policy with management and everyone is supported to achieve the best that they can. We provide training, not only in legal skills but also business skills.

There are ample opportunities for those looking for career development in a forward thinking, innovative and award winning firm.

We have examples of people joining us as unqualified junior staff and progressing to become senior solicitors. Our Managing Partner joined the firm as a trainee solicitor and now helps to run the business which has a turnover of £20 million and 470 staff.

We provide a broad spread of services which means that we can give a holistic solution to our clients.  Everyone in the firm becomes an expert in their area but can tap into the expertise of other people in other departments to help their clients. 

We aim to make a positive difference in our client’s lives and provide a friendly working environment for our people.

About the firm

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Holiday Sale & Purchase scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Corporate rate BUPA membership
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Payroll Giving Scheme.
  • Social events.

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy, please send your cv and cover letter to Claire Mills careers@stephensons.co.uk.