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    Assistant Manager - New Homes Team

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Property
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Date posted: 02/12/2019
  • Job reference: 43293_1575302416

A long-established Legal Lexcel accredited law firm is looking for Assistant Manager to join the New Homes Northampton Property team at their Northampton office.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful Assistant Manager will have the ability to deal with high value transnational work relating to Commercial Property Sales and Purchase, Leases, Licenses, Option Agreements, Landlord & Tenant, working for private individuals and developers as well as energy companies.

You will be expected to:

  • To take initial instructions from clients and open files through the Office Management System.
  • To deal with client cases from initial instruction to completion under supervision.
  • To liaise with clients both in office meetings and via telephone discussions.
  • To receive and issue correspondence/mail from/to the client, agents instructed on behalf of the client and third parties.
  • To time record all work undertaken.
  • To attend outside appointments and training courses as required.
  • To report to and act on instruction given from the head of New Homes.
  • To generate new business for the department and firm.
  • To adhere to Quality and Work Management Systems
  • To achieve Key Performance Indicator targets, development targets and evaluate the marketing of the New Homes team.
  • To be flexible in supporting other team members and undertaking other areas of work within the department as needed.
  • To maintain Lexcel accreditation including completion of file reviews, CAR's and to follow procedures for case/file management.

Key Skills & Experience:

The ideal Assistant Manager would be able to demonstrate their organisational skills, meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a team environment, whilst managing client expectation.

  • Previous experience within a busy New Homes or Residential Conveyancing team (Required)
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of team (Required)
  • Supervision of staff members (Desirable)
  • Familiarity with the Lexcel accreditation including file reviews, CAR's and procedures for case/file management. (Desirable)


  • Salary is £25,000 - £30,000 based on experience
  • 25 days holidays + Statutory
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays and Christmas closure,
  • 4 x Death in Service,
  • 24 hour employee assistance programme
  • After completing 3 months with the firm you will also be eligible to join:
  • The Firm's pension plan,
  • Health cash plan
  • Benefits saving and learning portal

If the Assistant Manager - New Homes Team role in Northampton is of interest, please call Paul on 0121 296 3819 or forward your most recent CV to

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