Job Title Part Exchange Administrative Assistant Closing Date 22-Feb-2021 Business Entity Gateley Legal Department Residential Development Location Birmingham Job Type Experienced Hire Description We are a legal and professional services group, with over 580 professional advisers. We support more than 5,700 active clients, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to private individuals, in the UK and beyond. We proudly won ‘UK Law Firm of the Year’ at The British Legal Awards 2019. Forward thinking and straight talking, our approach is to find solutions to the problems that our clients face. The Team Our Housebuilding Team specialises in residential development – and nothing else. With over 230 specialists, we have the largest residential development team in the UK offering a complete acquisition to disposal service. The team acts for national and regional housebuilders, promoters and institutional landowners on new residential developments of up to 6,500 new homes. Each of our plot sales hubs in the South, the Midlands and the North on average handle approximately 4,000 plots sales per annum. Each Plot Sales Hub comprises four teams who work together to support plot sale transactions: site set up; plot sales; part exchange; and infrastructure. Within our hubs, our plot sales team has 135 experts who work exclusively for housebuilder clients on conveyancing work. Each conveyancer is focused on delivering a high level of service that place clients front and centre. We invest in our people, recruiting and retaining the best in the market. We work hard in creating an enjoyable workplace culture that encourages the sharing of knowledge and experience; requires regular training on the law and developments in the sector. The Role Due to growth we have an opportunity for a Part Exchange Administrative Assistant to work on a permanent basis within our residential development team in Birmingham. The successful candidate will be responsible for; * Assisting a team of Conveyancers who have a caseload of registered, Leasehold and unregistered properties bought and sold by way of part exchange by national housebuilders as part of their plot sales procedure. * Drafting and sending out part exchange paperwork. * Dealing with searches, post-completion formalities, including SDLT and Land Registry registrations. Key Skills & Experience * Experienced working within a residential legal department. * Strong attention to detail and organisational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. * Works effectively within tight timescales. * Computer literate and has experience using a case management system. Diversity, inclusion and well being. Diversity, inclusion and well-being is an important part of Gateley’s culture and values. We recruit talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, providing equal opportunities for all to join our team regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, disability, and culture. We create an exciting and rewarding place to work that aims to fulfil everyone’s potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. We offer flexible working patterns to help our staff achieve a good work/ life balance and we encourage candidates seeking flexibility in their next role to apply for any of our vacancies. We are proud to have been recognised by The Law Society as gold standard for our Diversity and Inclusion Charter and to be Stonewall Diversity Champions. The successful candidate will have their own workload, be able to work with minimal supervision, manage their own time and work well under pressure.
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