Conveyancing Assistant

Manchester – £18,000 - £22,000

Conveyancing Assistant
Gtr Manchester

A new role has arisen with an award winning and Regional UK Law Firm for a Conveyancing Assistant to sit within their Head office.

Due to expansion, their conveyancing department becoming increasingly busy and therefore, the firm is looking to recruit a motivated and ambitious Conveyancing Assistant.

Main Duties:

Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care.
Open new files through the case management system, Seneca, and prepare initial correspondence and documents.
Deal with all post completion procedures to ensure that transactions are correctly registered with the Land Registry, that file balances are speedily distributed, and that files are swiftly closed and archived.
Administer filing in both the paper and Seneca file which will include scanning post and saving it to the Seneca file, filing and the opening, closing and storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the procedures contained in the office manual.
Ensure the confidentiality of all of the firm's and clients' documentation and information.
Arrange for all tasks such as copying, scanning, binding as required by the fee earner.
Provide support to other offices, departments and secretaries when time is available and when requested by your line manager or Team Headr.
Undertake training when required and have a responsibility towards self-development.
Attendance and participation at team meetings when requested.
Gain and maintain IT and telephone skills appropriate to modern legal practice; specifically the systems and facilities used by the firm (Seneca, transcription, MS Office, Laserforms, i-Room, phone system etc).

Requirements:

- Minimum of 6 months to 1 year expereince within a conveyancing assistant role, ideally of supporting conveyancing fee earners.
- Experience of independently completing searches and filing documents.

Benefits

Upto 32 days annual leave
Free Car Parking

Apply now for immediate consideration!

Please contact Ryan McNamara, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal positions.

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Ryan McNamara

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

ryan.mcnamara@douglas-scott.co.uk

Ryan joined Douglas Scott in 2018 having previously worked as a Sales Operations Manager. He specialises in Private Practice recruitment in the North West and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Partnership level, and works with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national and international practices. Ryan works with well-established departments as well as with firms which are keen to diversify into new areas of law.

"Ryan was obviously very knowledgeable about the role I was looking for and secured an interview within 24 hours. He was helpful and keen I felt I was in good hands."

Solicitor | Wigan


Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Residential Conveyancing
  • Type: Paralegal
  • Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: RMC48432

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