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Salary: Competitive

Location: Gloucester Salary: Competitive Hours: 37.5 hours per week   Davies and Partners Solicitors is a well-established law firm with over 30 years’ experience. It has a national reputation for excellence in the Property sector and strength in depth in a wide selection of other legal services for businesses & individuals. There are 5 offices in Gloucester, Bristol, Birmingham, London and Devon. Job Purpose Junior Paralegal within the Residential New Homes Department to provide admin support to teams within the Department. Key Duties and Responsibilities Confident telephone skills Preparing quotes for new clients Opening of new files on a case management system Onboarding clients onto our App system Preparing paperwork for exchanges on house sales Conducting online searches in relation to purchasing houses (e.g. OS2 and Bankruptcy) Providing administrative assistant to the Post Completion team Exhibiting flexibility, particularly during peak times of the year (this may include working some evenings and weekends) Any ad-hoc duties as required   The following tasks provide a general overview of the types of activity, the candidate will be expected to engage in or oversee on a day-to-day basis. The tasks are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities as all employees are required to be flexible, dynamic and have the capacity to think creatively when presented with challenges. Location Davies and Partners Solicitors, Rowan house, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester. GL4 3RT Salary Competitive Compliance As part of our compliance procedures, applicants are asked to note that: references will be followed up; all gaps in CVs must be explained satisfactorily; proof of identity and (where applicable) qualifications will be required; reference requests will ask specifically whether the applicant has ever been subject to any proceedings/complaints initiated by the Law Society or any other professional body. appropriate suitability checks may be required prior to confirmation of appointment.   This role meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. This role will require applicants who are offered employment to be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Equal Opportunities Davies and Partners Solicitors provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable national laws. Davies and Partners Solicitors complies with applicable national laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.   Personal Specification Legal Status: Appropriate DBS disclosure will be required prior to confirmation of appointment Right to live and work in the UK e.g. valid UK passport or appropriate visa/work permits Education/Qualifications: GCSE’s in Maths and English Level 5 or above (C or above)   Skills/Knowledge: Experience of admin-based work within a busy office environment Knowledge of conveyancing is advantageous but not essential Self-organised and proactive Ability to take responsibility and solve problems Attention to detail Ability to maintain client confidentiality Adaptable to the needs of the business as changes occur during the operational requirements Competent in the effective use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) The ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, and work under pressure in a fast paced, high-volume department Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills You may have experience in the following: Residential New Homes Legal Assistant, Property Paralegal Assistant, Legal Administrative Assistant - Residential Property, Conveyancing Assistant, Legal Support Officer - Residential Conveyancing, Property Transactions Administrator, Residential Property Junior Clerk, New Homes Legal Administrator, Property Transactions Assistant, Legal Administrative Support - Residential Development, etc. REF-(Apply online only)

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