Conveyancing Assistant

  • York
  • Permanent
  • £23,000 - £26,000 per annum

I am currently working with a successful law firm, based in York who due to a period of outstanding growth are looking for an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to join their firm. This is an exciting opportunity to join a driven team of residential property specialists. They are traditionally known for their expertise in the legal process of buying and selling residential properties.

They are a people-focused business looking for those who want to develop individually whilst taking part in helping the company to develop and evolve; somebody who wants to make a difference!

Our ethos is to create an interesting, vibrant, and engaging place for people to work, along with a friendly, fun social aspect as well. They believe in giving people the opportunity to progress and would love to help your career grow!

You will experience:

A competitive salary with rewards for your efforts while being given the chance to learn and develop professionally. A team environment where your opinion counts and the collective is very much the priority.

I have placed candidates at different levels with this firm previously and have received exceptional feedback from all of them!!!

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

Opening, logging and distribution of DX and Royal Mail post and general admin duties

Liaising with various conveyancing team members

Obtaining copy title documents and dealing with searches

Good communication skills and demonstrate an appreciation for managing stakeholders’ expectations.

Be prepared to be challenged with a target for undertaking tasks.

Demonstrate an ability to explain the difference briefly and generally between Freehold and Leasehold.

Understand the importance of lender requirements under the CML for each lender and the need to be organized.

Understand the importance of tasks to be able to priorities them such as sending out Draft Contracts, requesting redemption statements, Management Packs and checking documents completed by our clients are correct on a sale.

Have a brief understanding of what is required on a basic freehold purchase, where to find things on a copy of a title and what the importance of the entries are.

What enquiries need to be raised because of the entries. What searches should be undertaken and what they would reveal.

A basic grasp of Land Law to understand how new build works and exposure to Help to Buy funded purchases would be extremely useful.

Preparing contract packs; providing regular updates to clients and introducers

Helping to progress matters from instruction to completion

Responding to clients, introducers and others contacting the company

Such other tasks as requested from time to time to help the general work of the company.

What’s in it for me?

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Company events
  • Sick pay

If you are interested in the above Conveyancing Assistant role, please call Adam Dell’Armi on 01133 979929 or forward your most recent CV to a.dellarmi@clayton-legal.co.uk.

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