About the Role
An excellent opportunity has arisen in our very busy Residential Property, Farms & Estates team for a Conveyancing Assistant to support 2 Fee earners with all aspects of the Conveyancing process for properties in the Bath and surrounding markets.
Responsibilities of the Role
Manage an administrative workload under the guidance of a fee earner
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
- Attend RWK BD events where appropriate to provide support including greeting attendees, registering attendees and providing refreshments
- Provide support for designated fee earners and act as a resource for the wider team, providing help where required
- Check to ensure all work complies with risk management policies and procedures, in particular with regards to file opening processes. Audit files within the department to ensure files comply with risk management policies and procedures
Experience within an administrative role, ideally within a legal or property services environment.
Legal Qualifications such as LPC or ILEX are highly desirable.
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.
Royds Withy King is a leading law firm with offices based in the South West, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and London.
We are a full-service firm, providing a comprehensive range of services for both private clients and business owners. We have a market leading reputation for our innovative approach to meeting clients’ needs and excellent client care nationally. Whether "For your Life" or "For your Business", Royds Withy Kings provides a tailored legal service to suit all.
We have been awarded an “Outstanding” accreditation and ranked 45th in the Sunday Times Top 100 best Companies survey and therefore pride ourselves on being a great place to work.
Why Join Us?
Royds Withy King is proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Swindon, Oxford and London we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help you to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area.
We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!
Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment screening including a DBS (Criminal Background) check.
Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date