Working as a Residential Property Assistant, you’ll provide administrative and chargeable support to our Sheffield Residential Property Team. Working as part of the team, you’ll contribute to providing an outstanding client experience by progressing cases in the most efficient manner.
As you’ll support the Partner and fee-earners in the management of their caseloads, it’s essential that you have Residential Property experience and familiarity with case management systems. You’ll assist with opening of new instructions and preparing related documentation, maintain accurate and up–to-date records on systems as well as preparing correspondence on case management systems. You must be able work with accuracy to undertake general administrative tasks and financial tasks whilst coordinating with our central services team to ensure all documents are produced to set timescales.
Given the nature of the role, you’ll be a confident communicator and strong team player. As part of your role, you’ll liaise directly with clients as well as fee earners in other teams, and risk and finance teams to discuss matter administration. You’ll be able to work in an organised and efficient manner to set up client appointments, conference calls and other meetings as well as also supporting client events as requested.
Ideally, you’ll have a Law degree although this isn’t absolutely essential. However, you must have strong administrative, written and numerical skills and be able to work pragmatically, reacting positively to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. If you are interested in developing your conveyancing skills in a friendly and supportive team, we would love to hear from you.
In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.