Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester

    Manchester Permanent £18,000 - £24,000
  • Award Winning Firm
  • Great career progression opportunity

About Our Client

With a first class reputation within the industry for residential conveyancing and having won multiple awards in this sector, including Conveyancing Firm of the Year - North of England at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards and also the proud winner of multiple ESTA awards, they are a team of hardworking and dedicated conveyancers that strive to go above and beyond for their clients

Job Description

Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester

Client Management

  • Maintain and build good professional working relationships with clients, external institutions and organisations
  • Develop and improve client service standards, adopting a total customer care culture throughout your team



Technical Responsibilities

  • Issuing Sale Contract Packs
  • Identifying and obtaining missing documentation from a review of a file dealing with sale enquiries
  • Obtaining redemption statements, preparing Draft Completion Statements and arrange completions
  • Undertaking relevant searches and prepare Search reports
  • Drafting Transfer Deeds
  • Prepare Mortgage Reports
  • Liaise with clients and third parties
  • Request Redemption statements
  • Adhere to and promote compliance with Conveyancing Quality Scheme and the Conveyancing Protocol, the firm's policies, practices and procedures; legislation applicable to the profession and to any relevant quality standards



Though training and other means, to keep fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice

You will be working towards:

  • Preparing and issuing complex Sale Contract Packs
  • Identifying and obtaining missing documentation from a review of a file dealing with complex sale enquiries; and checking a title for a freehold property

The Successful Applicant

Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester - Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous legal assistant experience in a conveyancing department required
  • Able to work accurately and clearly explain technical matters to non technical users in both written and verbal forms
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • A client focused approach to service delivery
  • Strong experience in using property case management software and Microsoft office tools
  • Working knowledge of the CQS Protocol, Conveyancing Association Protocol, CML, & BSA Handbooks
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to strict deadlines/timescales
  • An attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent numeracy

What's on Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Contact
Will Kendrick
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4558459
Phone number
+44 161 829 0466

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Industry
Business Services
Location
Manchester
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Will Kendrick
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0466
Job reference
JN-122021-4558459