Property Legal Assistant

Property Legal Assistant

Job description

The successful candidate will:

  • Ensure that Fee Earners time is effectively utilised through administrative support
  • Deal with client enquiries including taking detailed and accurate information, producing quotations and ensuring enquiries are followed up.
  • Produce initial client care documentation accurately and liaise with the client regarding their return.
  • Undertake anti-money laundering checks and assist in ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering regulations.
  • Providing assistance to the conveyancing team in administrative duties involved in correct allocation of client money.
  • Deal with following up the return of the client’s initial documents
  • An ability to draft legal documents including but not limited to the contract for sale and transfer deed (desired but not essential as training will be provided)
  • Dealing with third parties and clients via telephone and email; providing accurate updates and information.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and effective communications between clients, fee earners, team members and colleagues.
  • Provide a first-rate service to clients, both internal and external, presenting a positive image of Cullimore Dutton at all times.
  • Recognise, respect and honor client confidentiality at all times
  • Undertake digital dictation


You will need a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team, together with the following skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook/Teams)
  • Excellent communication skills both on the telephone and in person
  • Good time management skills and an ability to prioritise where necessary
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience of working as a legal assistant preferably within a property team.
  • Experience of Ochresoft Case Management System (ideal but not essential as training will be given
  • Experience of Digital dictation (ideal but not essential as training will be given)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Pay: Competitive, DOE + Benefits


  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Company healthcare scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible Working
  • Defined career pathway
  • Ongoing professional development