Eversheds Sutherland is the largest and most successful supplier of equity release services to the financial services institution sector. With over 15yrs experience, we are the largest UK law firm committed to providing the complete range of equity release legal services, advising on product development, set-up documentation, regulatory issues and conducting the conveyancing work on origination, while dealing with issues that may arise.
Our team provide full service support, have experience in handling high and varying volumes of cases and phone calls, working to tight deadlines and providing consistency in service and quality. It is important that the teams are able to deliver fast, hassle free service time and time again, whilst maintaining brand value. We operate a tiered team structure, taking into account experience and complexity of tasks and enabling a structure for personal development.
Eversheds Sutherland is recognised for our innovative thinking, its willingness to challenge industry norms and its client-centred approach to delivering results. This has produced a vibrant career environment – one that offers you the training, resources and opportunities to develop your talent and achieve your full potential.
The Cardiff office offers a number of activities and well-being programme, including onsite yoga, reflexology, chiropractor, bicycles to use, as well as an excellent staff restaurant. There is an active Charity Committee, recently awarded Corporate Responsibility firm at the Wales Legal Awards, who have a rolling programme of charity events, to include quiz nights, volunteer days to name but a few, while also supporting the local community and nominated charities.
Cardiff, Wales’ capital city has a diverse population of around 300,000 people. The city is very well connected with excellent commuting links across the UK, particularly to London, where many of our clients are located. Cardiff is also recognised as one of the best cities in Europe to live, with excellent work life balance, social activities and an affordable housing market. This city is ideal for young people starting their careers and those with families looking to grow.
The role of Legal Assistant within the property and projects team will include (but not limited):
- Management of own caseload with supervisory support
- Reviewing land registry documentation
- Completing and reviewing client documentation
- Communication with third parties, including Solicitors and clients
- Working to client SLA’s while ensuring regulatory compliance
- Dealing with ad hoc queries and client related administration
- Working closely with supporting teams.
- Maintaining accurate records and management of files on case management system
Skills and experience:
The successful candidate will hold experience either through working in a conveyancing or commercial property environment or through completion of the LPC. An advantage to have gained additional practical experience that would assist the candidates with the specific elements of the role as outlined.
You will be a committed team player with excellent communication and organisational skills as well as being able to meet strict deadlines. You will also have the ability to work under pressure, dealing with high volumes, while being flexible and resilient. You will have excellent attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to work effectively and independently.