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Ramsdens are an award winning, Legal 500 recommended firm in West & North Yorkshire. With fourteen offices and 250 staff we offer the full spectrum of legal services to individuals and organisations. We are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join our busy Conveyancing team based at our Wakefield office.

The successful candidate will be confident, have a good understanding of the conveyancing process, a positive ‘can do’ attitude, good organisation skills with great attention to detail. Flexibility is key as you may be required to assist across more than one team if the need arises. You will be a team player able to work under supervision, yet also capable of taking responsibility and using your initiative, a good communicator and possess excellent IT skills. Our clients are central to the business, and we would be looking for someone who understands the importance of putting clients and the quality of service first.

The main responsibilities of the role may include:

  • To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.
  • Endeavour to resolve client queries where applicable without fee earner intervention and pass any urgent and/or outstanding issues to the fee earner for guidance.
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards continuous improvement and development.
  • To develop a full working knowledge of inhouse IT systems.
  • Ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously
  • At all times exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner
  • Ensuring compliance with quality control procedures for all matters within his/her control.
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all of the firm’s and client documentation and information
  • General assistance and support in the department

The successful candidate will enjoy a busy hands-on support role. You will be a conscientious, proactive and a thorough team player who takes pride in delivering quality work.

Salary will be competitive and dependent on experience, and the firm offers a benefits package, as well as realistic opportunities for development and progression.

Please submit your CV and covering letter with your application

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