Commercial Property Legal Assistant

New Role – Legal Assistant Commercial Property Team

To support their growth, we are looking for Commercial Property Legal Assistant’s to join their expanding team in Sale, Greater Manchester. 

Prior experience is necessary for these roles. Full training will be provided although solid administration and customer service skills are required for the position. The business is also part of a national legal services business, a top 100 law firm, which employees over 650 staff across 12 offices across England.

Salary: Very Competitive

Department: Commercial Property

Location: Greater Manchester, Sale


Due to team growth, our client now has a requirement for a Legal Assistant to join the commercial property team based in Sale,  Greater Manchester. 

Main Purpose of Job:

  • Opening new files including obtaining relevant ID for new clients
  • Responding to day to day correspondence and preparing documents
  • Dealing with post completion matters
  • Liaising with Land Registry
  • Taking telephone messages and updating clients/other solicitors, where appropriate
  • Ordering searches and arranging payment of invoices
  • Preparing and submitting forms
  •  Preparing and submitting bills
  • Setting up files for completion
  • Administrative duties
  • Any other duties which from time to time as required within the department


  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Effective and confident communicator (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • IT literate
  • Experience using case management system preferred but not essential.

Lets start the ball rolling, please call Georgina on 07539 170664 and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk.

start the ball rolling and get in touch for an initial informal chat!