Sammylea joined our team in March 2021 as a conveyancing executive, a role which includes dealing with customer enquiries and managing cases.
We caught up with her to find out what she gets up to on a daily basis and what she enjoys most about working at Grey-Smith Legal.
What made you want to work in the legal industry?
I had a passion for property and the legal processes of how a property is sold.
What does a typical working day include for you?
I mainly deal with incoming emails and post, answer calls throughout the day, sort client enquiries, manage my caseload and prepare any files coming up to completion.
Can you give us a brief overview of your career history?
I started working in a law firm when I was 16 as the office junior. This then led to me becoming a typist, dealing in conveyancing, family and probate law.
I went on to work at a further two law firms afterwards until starting with Grey-Smith in 2021 as a conveyancing executive.
What do you enjoy most about your job role?
I love how rewarding it is when a property completes and you can inform the clients that it’s sold!
What do you enjoy most about working at Grey-Smith Legal?
I love my colleagues; they make my working day so much better.
What would you say to anyone considering working in the legal industry?
Keep an open mind and try a few different areas of law before you decide which one is for you.
What is your proudest moment?
When I reached 100 completed cases for Grey-Smith Legal.
Most important lesson you have learned in your working life:
Always be diligent and if something is not what it seems, dig deeper.
What did you want to be when you grew up?|
I wanted to work in a hospital.
What has been your strangest job?
When I was 15, I used to clean for a café.
What do you do to relax?
Climb peaks with my fiancé.
What’s your hot drink of choice and how do you have it?
I love a cup of Bovril.
Describe yourself in 3 words:
Hard-working, laidback and friendly.
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