Legal Administration Assistant - Bury St Edmunds

Date added: Monday, 16 April 2018
Closing date: Monday, 30 April 2018
Regional office: Legal Services
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Job Type: Legal
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Legal Administration Assistant


Responsible for administration support to the Legal Team to provide an efficient, service led and cost-effective plot Conveyancing function that supports the business, particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales, including the provision of accurate reports and forecasts.


The Role:

  • To provide support to the Legal Team in delivering an efficient and service led plot Conveyancing function that supports the business, particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales.

  • To issue the relevant legal paperwork in connection with the conveyancing processes stipulated by the Legal Function from time to time.

  • To assist with the progression of the sale of new homes to achieve exchange of contracts, serving notices and legal completion within the requisite timeframes to meet the weekly, monthly and quarterly targets stipulated by the Business units’

  • To provide general office duties which will include filing, photocopying, audio/copy typing and telephone work, delivering, collecting and distributing post 


The Person:

  • Extensive I.T. skills including the use of Word and Excel together with on-line facilities such as the Land Registry Portal, Stamp Duty Land Tax and search providers

  • A methodical and accurate approach to all tasks with close attention to detail

  • Pleasant outgoing personality and confident telephone manner

  • Enthusiasm, flexible, willingness to learn together with a “can-do” attitude with the potential to take more responsibility as the role evolves

  • The ability to work in a demanding and pressurised environment

  • Excellent organisation skills, ability to maintain


If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).


The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following;

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • DVLA


The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.


To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.


The Company:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.


Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses across the country.


Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.