About the job
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a conveyancing assistant to join an established law firm based in Chesterfield. There will be a great deal of client contact, both face to face and on the telephone, so a good level of spoken English and a professional, friendly manner are essential. The successful applicant will be a team player with a flexible, 'can-do' attitude.
Supporting experienced Fee Earners within the Conveyancing department, you will be responsible for:
o Preparing correspondence and documents.
o Opening client files on case management system Proclaim.
o Dealing with clients both face to face and over the phone.
o Drafting contracts and legal documents.
o Oversee property sales, purchases and re-mortgaging.
o Process and progress conveyancing case loads/transactions.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
o At least 18-24 months 'hands-on' experience of residential conveyancing procedures and processes (essential).
o Well-developed communications skills, since the role will involve significant contact with clients, both face to face and on the telephone.
o Ability to work with and/or act as the 'senior' in a small, dedicated team.
o Good organisational/administration and IT skills, using MS Office applications.
o Ability to work both independently and under supervision.
Mon - Fri - Permanent
If you have the relevant experience required please send your CV to
o At least 18-24 months 'hands-on' experience of residential conveyancing procedures and processes.
Benefits will include:
o Starting salary commensurate with relevant conveyancing knowledge and experience.
o Award nominations for outstanding achievement.
o Support for professional study/qualifications, where appropriate, with excellent career development. opportunities.
o Pension scheme with employer's contributions.
o Annual holiday entitlement, including a day off for your birthday and office closure over Christmas & NY.
o Genuine 'work/life balance'.
o Friendly, professional office environment located within close transport links.