Residential Property Administrator

  • Lancaster
  • Permanent
  • £21,000 - £25,000 per annum

My client is a market leading law firm, who are well respected through the region with offices in Lancashire and Cumbria servicing both business and private clients.

The Property team are now looking to recruit a Residential Property Administrator which would ideally suit a candidate with experience as a Conveyancing Legal Secretary or Conveyancing Assistant.

Candidates must have excellent organisation and time management skills. The successful candidate will provide accurate, timely, efficient and professional administrative support to the team. This will enable the team to ensure they operate within compliance standards and produce excellent client service. The role requires operating a Case Management System and so strong IT skills are essential.

I am looking for a candidate who is a strong communicator, with keen attention to detail and who is confident working within a busy commercial environment.

Typical duties will be:

  • Effective administration and management of all department Files (hard copy and on SOS). This includes Matter Opening, ID checks, Matter Closing, Matter Archiving and data updates during the course of a matter
  • Production and filing of documents, copies and scans as required  
  • Ensuring file compliance with relevant regulatory standards and the Office Manual processes
  • Management of bill process and interaction with Finance
  • Preparation of contracts, SDLT and Land Registry applications.
  • Drafting of documents for clients upon instruction from Fee Earners and under supervision
  • Maintenance and updating of case management system as necessary
  • Telephone call handling for the team
  • Contributing to operational review / continuous improvement initiatives

Skills and experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  
  • Commercially aware  
  • Experience of working as an administrator undertaking residential property work.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organisation and planning skills with the ability to prioritise work to meet strict timescales where required  
  • Self-Motivated, desire to learn and progress  
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Experience of SOS case management system is desirable but not essential.

Salary will be competitive, ranging from £21k-£25k dependent on experience, along with one of the best benefits packages in the region. They are well known for their thriving staff social scene and are determined to create a collaborative and enjoyable working environment!!!

To apply for this Residential Property Administrator role please send a copy of your CV to Adam Dell’Armi at or alternatively give me a call on 01772 259121 to discuss any further opportunities.

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