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Conveyancing Assistant

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

York

Permanent

£18000 - £23000/annum

YO16JH

Posted: 14/10/2021

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Conveyancing Assistant

A well known regional firm are looking for a Conveyancing Assistant in York and will suit local applicants as well as commuters by train. Experience in conveyancing is essential, specifically sales and purchase. The successful candidate will be a quick and accurate worker and be able to follow instructions carefully while dealing with a high volume of work with a lot of client contact.

This role is to provide administrative support to our Conveyancers in order to enable them to process a high-volume caseload of sale and purchase transactions.

Key Tasks Include:

Opening new files and inputting new instructions onto the Case Management system and producing relevant letters and documents.
Updating the Case Management system in accordance with team procedures as the matter progresses.
Issuing contracts on sale files and assisting in dealing with replies to enquiries.
Ordering searches.
Dealing with exchanges and related paperwork.
Setting up completions.
Issuing Mortgage reports to clients.
Dealing with incoming post where appropriate.
Dealing with telephone enquiries where possible.
Filing, billing, faxing, photocopying, sorting post and archiving.
General administration duties for the office and firm.
Required Experience and Key Skills

1 year minimum experience in conveyancing in sales and purchase
Good keyboard skills.
Literate and numerate.
Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of the team.
Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines.
A flexible and adaptable approach to work.
Ability to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
The salary for this role will be based on experience but is competitive between £18,500 and £21,000.

This role offers a supportive working environment in which team work plays a huge role, and you will be able to develop your skills and progress.

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie on (phone number removed)

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