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Legal Assistant – Commercial Property – Lewes

Based in Lewes, East Sussex

Salary range: £20-£25,000

About Adams & Remers:

We are a long established law firm with a professional, modern, client-centred approach. Delivering exceptional service to our clients is at the heart of everything we do.

We have an excellent reputation and have built strong, responsive and complementary practice areas that help private individuals, businesses and institutions in the UK and internationally. We have developed expertise in established and emerging sectors to ensure we offer the best specialist advice available.

We have offices in Lewes and London, with this role being based in our Lewes office. Across our practice areas of Commercial and Residential Property, Private Client, Litigation and Corporate and Commercial, we have 18 partners and a full team of around 100.

Our busy Commercial Property Team is based in both Lewes and London, with clients drawn from all over the UK.

Our clients include landlords, developers, entrepreneurs, banks, local government and commercial agricultural estates, based all over the UK and internationally. In addition to advising on all aspects of commercial property sales, disposals, leases, option and promotion agreements, landlord and tenant and development work, we have specialist sector expertise in agriculture and estates, care homes and healthcare, viticulture and hotels and leisure. Our matters range in value up to approximately £20m.

We are ranked highly in both Chambers HNW Guide and Legal 500 directories and our lawyers also have personal rankings across various directories.  The team receives excellent feedback and reviews from clients, industry partners and referrers:

The team goes the extra mile.”

Their knowledge and experience is the reason my deals go through so smoothly.”

The Role:

 We are looking for a Legal Assistant to join this team to carry out:

  • File opening and closing;
  • Drafting engagement letters
  • Amending documents from manuscript and copy typing of documents
  • Dictation – correspondence and emails
  • Diary management
  • Liaising with clients and other third parties
  • Preparing bills, management of payments, receipts and transfers, dealing with arising queries and issues
  • Preparing completion statements using Excel
  • Making and managing Land Registry applications
  • Making and managing online SDLT returns

 Skills needed:

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience of working as a Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant
  • Fast, accurate typing skills
  • The ability to follow procedural and legal protocol
  • A methodical approach and good time management
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Positivity and adaptability
  • A high standard of written and spoken English
  • The ability to work independently and use initiative

 Working for Adams & Remers:

We fill our teams with people who are professional, motivated and reliable and share our values and our determination to deliver the best possible experience for our clients.

To help you develop yourself and your role, we offer a friendly working environment with opportunities for training and development to help you strengthen your skills and expertise.

We have a strong focus on wellbeing and provide you with excellent support and resources.  Our friendly, welcoming team regularly organise social events to keep us connected.

The salary for the position is £20,000 to £25,000 depending on experience.  We offer a very competitive benefits package including discount vouchers, virtual GP service and fitness and nutrition health checks.

Applying:

If you are interested in the role please send your CV and covering letter to Alison May (HR Advisor) alison.may@adamsandremers.com

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