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Job Reference: AS1358

Residential Property Assistant

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Residential Property Assistant
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Residential Property Assistant - Cambridge
Competitive salary + Benefits

Our client have an exciting opportunity for a Residential Property Assistant where you will work as part of a very busy and rapidly growing Residential Property team to provide professional and dedicated administrative support to a team leader.

Tasks will include:

  • Update clients and agents regularly and provide email and phone cover when team leader is not available

  • Drafting contract packs and ad hoc letters

  • Preparing files for completion and attending to post-completion matters through to file closure

  • Supporting and building working relationships with the team leader and wider team members liaising with staff from other departments and external contacts as required

  • Accurately maintaining and updating client and other relevant contact details on the firm’s database

  • Processing all forms including client questionnaires, money laundering form

  • Assisting in maintaining compliant and accurate file management and office systems

  • Proof reading all work

  • Preparing report bundles both electronically and manually

  • Preparing completion statements and accounts forms

  • Scheduling and managing deeds to ensure records are kept up to date

  • Immediately clarifying instructions from fee earners should they be unclear or if deadlines are not made explicit

  • Using the HMRC and HMLR portals for submitting Stamp Duty Land Tax returns and HM Land Registry applications.

Skills Required:
  • Ability to show initiative when responding to queries and actively try to seek solutions to problems

  • An expert in a variety of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

  • Ability to work at a fast pace but still have the high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Positive and professional approach

  • Able to communicate with a wide variety of different people 

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Work efficiently and effectively under pressure and to deadlines

  • Self-motivated and reliable with an ability to use own initiative

Benefits include:
  • Private Healthcare (offered after probation is passed)

  • Pension Scheme

  • Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice (Pensions, Staff Profit Share)

  • Life Assurance / Permanent Health Insurance

  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Discounted legal services.

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


"I first emailed Hollie of Errington Legal with my CV and what sort of position I was looking to move into in March. She called me within 24 hours of receiving my CV to discuss in more detail what exactly it was I wanted to do and help move my career forward. Within a week she had found me a suitable role and put me forward for interview. I got offered the position and Hollie has been a total superstar with keeping in touch, giving me all the information I needed and answering/solving any problems or queries I have had, above and beyond the call of duty! I would recommend Hollie and of course Errington Legal for anyone looking for a new role, she really takes the time to listen to you and find you the perfect job."
Sharon L - Legal PA , Cambridge


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814


61 Abbeygate Street
Bury St Edmunds
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