Conveyancing Assistant

  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • £22,000 - £26,000 per annum

My client, one of Yorkshire’s leading law firms are currently recruiting for a Conveyancing Assistant to join their busy property team at their Leeds area office on a full-time basis. The role is very client focused and the successful candidate will pride themselves on delivering a professional, helpful and friendly service.

Job Description

They are currently recruiting for an experienced conveyancing assistant (12+ months experience in sales and purchase) to join their busy property team at their West Yorkshire office.

As a key part of the role is inputting data and preparing legal documents, the ability to work accurately and follow instructions carefully while dealing with a high volume of work is essential.  We pride ourselves on our professional and friendly client care and the successful candidate will be client focused with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This firm offers a supportive learning environment with the opportunity to develop and progress your career.

Key Tasks

  • Opening new files and inputting new instructions onto the Case Management system and producing relevant letters and documents
  • Updating the Case Management system in accordance with team procedures as the matter progresses
  • Issuing contracts on sale files and assisting in dealing with replies to enquiries.
  • Ordering searches
  • Dealing with exchanges and related paperwork
  • Setting up completions
  • Issuing Mortgage reports to clients
  • Dealing with incoming post where appropriate
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries where possible
  • Filing, billing, faxing, photocopying, sorting post and archiving
  • General administration duties for the office and firm

Key Skills – Essential

  • Proficient IT skills
  • Literate and numerate
  • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of the team
  • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to work on own initiative & as part of a team

Experience – Essential

  • Experience in a similar fast-paced role
  • 12+ months experience in conveyancing

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this role will be based on experience, therefore please indicate your current salary and expectations for this position. There are other great benefits to working for this firm which I can discuss in more detail!!!!

To apply for this Conveyancing Assistant role please send a copy of your CV to Adam Dell’Armi at or alternatively give me a call on 01133 979929 to discuss further.

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