Current Vacancies

Job Title

Experienced conveyancing assistant – residential property.

Hours

9 am to 5.15 pm Monday to Friday. 1 hour for lunch.

Salary

Competitive salary, details on application.

Holidays

25 days per year plus Bank Holidays.

Additional leave between Christmas and New Year at the discretion of Partners.

Additional benefits

Death in Service, Income Protection and Health Cover available after qualifying period.

Workplace Pension Scheme.

Annual staff bonus paid at the discretion of Partners.

Responsible to

Partner /Head of Department

Job Purpose

To support a conveyancer and busy, friendly team in the successful completion of residential property transactions.

Key responsibilities

  • To open and close files; order searches, raise enquiries and associated documentation.
  • To ensure the validation and verification of client (and 3rd party) identification and financial information.
  • Link post and other documents to files.
  • To interface with clients, agents, lenders, solicitors and others as part of the transaction process
  • To use Land Registry portal, HMRC website and SDLT system to register and obtain key facts related to transactions.
  • To order searches, raise enquiries and keep clients effectively updated on conveyancing process through appropriate correspondence.
  • To comply with SRA and Lexcel regulation and standards, thereby helping to  ensure a professional service to clients.

Experience and key skills

  • Previous conveyancing assistant experience, for at least 12 months, in a fast paced environment.
  • A good knowledge of the residential conveyancing process.
  • Be self organised, resilient and be able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to work with a conveyancer and maintain effective working relationships with other team members.
  • Possess effective planning and prioritisation ability to be able to manage a caseload of work. Be structured and systematic in approach.
  • Have the ability to be able to effectively communicate with a diverse range of people – in writing, by telephone and face to face as required.
  • Confidence in using required ICT packages and systems.

Application procedure

A letter of application, no longer than one side of A4 outlining why you are interested in the role, together with a current CV.

These should be sent to both Peter Gaywood (Head of Dept) and Robert Bourne (Business Manager) by e mail:

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No unsolicited applications from uninstructed agencies will be accepted.

 

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