Legal Assistant

  • Location: Lymington
  • Permanent role
  • Full-time

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate that wishes to embark on a career in conveyancing to join our fast-paced team in Lymington. The role will be an administrative role working alongside a fee earner in all matters of conveyancing. We are a diverse, experienced and flexible team handling a very broad mix of residential property transactions. We work closely alongside our land development and commercial property teams across all of the Moore Barlow offices.

Key duties will include:

  • Opening and closing files
  • Registrations
  • Updating Clients
  • Obtaining updates from solicitors
  • Exchange and Completion paperwork

What we look for:

  • Must be a good team player willing to work cooperatively with others.
  • Good organisation with strong administration skills.
  • An interest in conveyancing desirable.
  • Able to produce a large quantity of work and complete tasks to strict deadlines.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent internal stakeholder and client handling skills.

How to apply

Interested in a career at Moore Barlow? Please send your CV and cover letter to the Human Resources team at

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Who we are

Moore Barlow is an industry celebrated law firm committed to delivering the highest standard of legal advice for our clients. We are a progressive, people-orientated law firm that look at the bigger picture and understand the immediate need is part of a complex whole. With over 450 dedicated professionals, including 70 partners and 272 lawyers, we strive to bring original solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges, transforming unique circumstances into opportunity.

We are proud of our rich and evolving history. For over 200 years we have built up an incredible knowledge base with the focus to ‘Make life better’ for our people, our clients and our communities. We work to continuously nurture our relationships, provide a listening ear, and develop a supportive and transparent network to deliver value for our clients in times of uncertainty and unprecedented change.

A true partner, we focus on delivering exceptional services for three specific groups of people: Individuals and Families, Entrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations, and Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. We offer a carefully considered and personalised approach to each client, working together to navigate through the unknown and find the best way through to a better future.

Working at Moore Barlow

Working at Moore Barlow means joining a diverse team of professionals dedicated to providing exceptional service for our clients. We understand that in order to best serve our clients, we must attract, retain and develop the best talent.

We believe investing in our people and the value they bring, is an investment in our clients and the value we deliver. Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, and more control over work life balance.

We are inspired by people who want to make a meaningful difference. As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm, and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success.