Drummond Miller LLP is a leading law firm with its head office in the centre of Edinburgh.
We currently have an opportunity for a Conveyancing Administrator to join our Property Department. Within this role you will provide comprehensive administration to the Property Team. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a Property Department and enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced working environment. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
The main duties involved with this role are:
- Dealing with mail, scanning mail to relevant fee earner and saving to case management system
- Maintaining records of all principal documents sent to and from the office including scanning to case management system and keeping safe in the office pending instruction from fee earner
- Opening files using case management system and setting up clients including obtaining ID through an online portal
- Taking calls from existing clients and new enquiries and providing helpful updates where possible to assist fee earners
- Dealing with most aspects of sale transactions (not missives) with minimal input with ability to use initiative to assist fee earners as far as possible
- Drafting Land Registered dispositions and securities, ordering funds, preparing cash statements, assisting with ingathering source of funds information.
- Preparation of LBTT forms
- Preparation of Registers of Scotland forms
In return, we offer a supportive and flexible working environment matched with a competitive salary and benefits package. You will be joining a friendly, professional and dynamic team committed to excellent client care.
Please apply by sending full CV and covering letter, giving details of your current or most recent salary to Sam Leek (HR Manager) email@example.com by 31st October 2020. Please note if you have not been contacted regarding your application by 10th November 2020 you have not been selected for interview. Due to the level of applications the closing date may be brought forward.
Agencies need not apply.