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Conveyancing Assistant

Salary:
£19,700 Depending on Experience
Town:
Cleckheaton
Closing date:
14/04/2020

CONVEYANCING ASSISTANT

Cleckheaton

£19,700 DOE

Excellent Working Conditions, 23 Days Holiday, Pension

Monday to Thursday 9am – 5:30pm Friday 9am – 5pm

What You Will Be Doing:

Providing a total support service to the fee earner to enable him/her to operate at optimum efficiency, including but not limited to the main responsibilities given below. The Conveyancing Assistant is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare correspondence and documents using digital dictation
  • To administer filing systems which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual
  • To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch
  • To arrange for all photocopying to be done
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up to date diary for the fee earner
  • To book and prepare the interview room for meetings as necessary and ensure that it is clear and tidy at the end of the meeting
  • To provide support to other secretaries as required
  • To provide guidance to junior and temporary secretaries as required
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such communication in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the practice’s standards for client care
  • To assist fee earner in the management of case load by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the fee earner
  • To answer internal telephone calls efficiently and politely and take messages, as necessary
  • To ensure that all internal methods, systems, policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and take responsibility for own self development
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all practice and client documentation and information
  • To promote the practice when and where possible
  • To maintain professional standards at all times
  • To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be required

Experience / Qualifications

We require a minimum of 2 years solid conveyancing experience from the start of a conveyancing transaction for a sale and purchase through to post completion work

Must have experience of dealing with the land registry, search providers and HMRC

Competent typing ability.

Skills / Person Specification

  • Excellent IT Skills with working knowledge of all MS applications especially Word
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Be reliable and diligent, with good attention to detail
  • Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment
  • Have a high level of confidentiality

How to apply for the Conveyancing Assistant job

If you have the skills and experience required for this Conveyancing Assistant job, just click “apply” today and watch out for an email giving you more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any other supporting documents you may have.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

Suitable skills and experience include: Conveyancing Assistant, Conveyance, Legal, Residential Conveyancing Assistant, Legal, Firm, Solicitors, Conveyancer, Residential Conveyancer, Commercial Conveyancing, Paralegal


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