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Conveyancing Assistant

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Office Recruitment Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Paige O'Connell

  • Contact email:

    paige@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34250

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-10

  • Start date:

    2020-03-13

  • Consultant:

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Conveyancing Assistant (Full Time)

I am currently working with a leading business based in Bury St Edmunds in their search for a Full Time Conveyancing Assistant. This fantastic opportunity brings with it a great team environment, modern offices and extensive company benefits!

Previous experience working in this field is required to be considered for this vacancy. The ideal candidate will either be a newly qualified Solicitor (PQE 1 year), paralegal or have competent Conveyancing skills.

Duties to Include:
•To provide support to the Estate Conveyancer and the Divisional Legal Manager in delivering an efficient and service led plot Conveyancing function that supports the business, particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales.
•To assist the Estate Conveyancer in providing weekly and monthly reports on the progress towards and achievement of contract exchange and legal completion targets set by the Business units'
•To continuously up-date, improve and maintain the Sales and Legal documentation packages on each Development, ensuring the latest information is provided to the Buyers Solicitors.
•To issue the relevant legal paperwork in connection with the conveyancing processes stipulated by the Legal Function from time to time.
•To assist with the progression of the sale of new homes to achieve exchange of contracts, serving notices and legal completion within the requisite timeframes to meet the weekly, monthly and quarterly targets stipulated by the Business units'
•To provide general office duties which will include filing, photocopying, audio/copy typing and telephone work

Experience/Qualifications Required:
•Extensive I.T. skills including the use of Word and Excel together with on-line facilities such as the Land Registry Portal, Stamp Duty Land Tax and search providers
•A methodical and accurate approach to all tasks with close attention to detail
•Pleasant outgoing personality and confident telephone manner
•Enthusiasm, flexible, willingness to learn together with a can-do attitude with the potential to take more responsibility as the role evolves
•The ability to work in a demanding and pressurised environment
•Excellent organisation skills, ability to maintain standards

Additional Information:
•Private Medical Care
•Annual Holiday of 26 days per annum (1 Jan 31 Dec) 3 of which are to be taken between Xmas and New Year, plus Bank Holidays
•Opportunity to join a Stakeholder Pension
•Life Assurance @ 4 x basic salary subject to joining the Pension Scheme
•Non-Contractual Bonus of up to 5% of salary (terms and conditions apply).
•Non-Contractual benefits include:
oFlexible benefits- cycle scheme, childcare vouchers and holiday purchase
oShare incentive plan
oOnline employee discounts sites offers from various retailers etc.
oAccess to development and learning opportunities.
oFree on-site Car Parking

If you would like to be considered for this position and feel you have the relevant experience required, send your CV to Paige today or call the office to discuss in more detail.