Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Do you want the opportunity to build your legal knowledge?

Are you looking for an employer that can offer you opportunities to train, develop and progress into a variety of legal roles?

We are NOW looking for the industries next generation of Legal talent!

As a Group we were established over 30 years ago. We are conveyancing specialists who have decades of experience within the industry. Being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, we are a modern business who can help you wherever you are in England or Wales to move house. With online quotes, digital forms and a library of video guides and resources you can get your questions answered whenever and wherever you are. Our technological expertise means we can deal with clients locally or at a distance.

We have successfully evolved and expanded over the years to now operate on a national basis. We are a Multi Award-Winning Employer offering an array of legal services which coupled with our visions for further expansion makes us a force to be reckoned with!

We are excited to announce that we are now looking to add a Conveyancing Legal Assistant to our Conveyancing department within our thriving law practice. As a member of our Conveyancing department, you will provide general administration assistance always delivering the highest level of customer service.

Role responsibilities:

  • Communicating with clients over the telephone, by email and in face-to-face meetings and with other solicitors and professional organisations always providing the highest level of customer service to clients
  • Setting up client files within case management
  • Producing initial client documentation and checking such documents upon their return and requesting further documentation if required
  • Carrying out Solicitor and Client Due diligence
  • Requesting Documentation fundamental to the transaction
  • Ensuring documents are returned by client’s and work providers, chasing them if required and progressing Transactions
  • Logging correspondence to the correct files / matters
  • Entering data into the correct fields in the case management system from correspondence received
  • Logging and completing tasks on the case management system
  • Performing general administration tasks
  • To update all panel members / stakeholders within the business and within the referral businesses where applicable
  • Drafting sale contracts and re-mortgage documentation as required
  • Dealing with Lenders on both sale and purchase matters such as requesting redemption statements
  • Drafting completion statements
  • To meet all key SLAs and KPIs within the department/referrers’ requirements
  • To always ensure your individual compliance with all policies and procedures
  • To attend and contribute in team meetings
  • To report directly to the Conveyancing Team Managers on all above aspects
  • The role will be based in the Conveyancing Department, however, there may be a requirement to work in other areas of the business as the need arises

What do we need from you?

  • Able to always provide exceptional levels of customer service
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Has an eye for detail
  • Computer Literate
  • Able to prioritise work loads
  • Willingness to adhere to and surpass administration targets
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Polite and professional telephone manner
  • Enthusiastic with a real desire to want to learn and develop
  • Experience of working in an administration role
  • Experience of working in a conveyancing related role OR, if you have no prior conveyancing experience but are either part way through or have already completed your LPC – these applications are also welcome

What we can offer you:

  • Monday to Friday – Office Hours – 9.00am – 5.00pm – 1 hour lunch break
  • Starting salary of £19,00 per year
  • Industry leading training
  • Opportunities for you to progress and develop further
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • On-site subsidised canteen with free fruit daily
  • Death in service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual Summer and Christmas Parties
  • Team bonding events
  • Award Events
  • Dress down Fridays

If you would like to be considered for this role. Please APPLY NOW or send an updated version of your CV to: rboam@proddowmackay-group.com