Commercial Property – PA
£23,000 – £28,000
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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About the business:

Our client is an award-winning firm of solicitors, based in Yorkshire, but with a national profile. They are passionate about making a difference to peoples’ lives by being innovative and forward thinking. They care about helping their clients to solve their legal problems.

As a PA, your main responsibility is to assist Fee Earners within the Commercial Property team and contribute to the department’s operations. You are expected to exercise a considerable level of self-management and initiative. Furthermore, you are required to function as part of a team and adhere to established practices and procedures regarding compliance and quality standards.

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If successful, you will perform the following role as a Commercial Property PA:

  • Managing client phone calls, inquiries, and requests by recording messages, scheduling appointments, or aiding clients whenever possible.
  • Collaborating closely with a Commercial Property Fee Earner to arrange digital and physical files, original documents, and maintain awareness of significant deadlines concerning cases.
  • Assisting fee earners with general case management, including filing, transcribing from digital dictation, and photocopying as necessary.
  • Handling incoming emails and mail, organizing them, and responding when appropriate.
  • Creating and submitting SDLT returns online as instructed.
  • Supporting fee earners and other team members as needed.
  • Carrying out any reasonable tasks as assigned.
  • Ensuring the completion of post-completion duties (such as Companies House registrations, SDLT submissions, ordering Indemnity Policies where applicable, etc.).
  • Conducting exchanges and completions.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information.
  • Participating in specific training sessions as required and taking responsibility for self-development.
  • Providing assistance to other secretaries when necessary.

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Work life balance
  • Hybrid working (available after a probation period).
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory, plus extra days for long service.
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday
  • 2 x ½ days off for Life Admin Days
  • Health Scheme
  • 2 x Non -Contractual Bonuses per year
  • Pension
  • Summer and Christmas party get togethers.

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent organisation skills, interpersonal and telephone communication skills.
  • Good word-processing skills.
  • Must have previous experience working in either residential property or commercial property
  • Experience of working to deadlines and prioritising your own workload efficiently
  • Our offer

How to apply:

If this vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Alastair Pickford who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion or email me on [email protected]

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Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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