Conveyancing Assistant - Residential Conveyancing Department

Full Time - Chelmsford Office

The Role

The position is for a permanent full time Conveyancing Assistant in the firm's residential conveyancing department

The ideal candidate will possess excellent client and team communication skills, together with organisational skills and have the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times.

You will be required to deliver administration support at a consistent and high standard to partners, fee-earners and administration staff and to meet client requirements and deadlines to deliver an exceptional client experience. You must have a flexible and positive approach to working in a busy and demanding conveyancing team.

The position will require you to take pride in delivering exceptional standards of client service.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing and typing up legal documents and correspondence including bills of costs and completion statements
  • Working knowledge of Land Registry Direct system application forms
  • Able to complete Local Authority, Chancel and other relevant pre-exchange searches
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Progressing the conveyancing process in an efficient, accurate and timely manner whilst adhering to legal requirements
  • Assist fee earners in meeting necessary deadlines
  • Providing end to end administrative and clerical support on conveyancing transactions handled
  • Ensuring all documents and files are kept up to date
  • Maintaining a high level of professionalism and ensuring client matters and information are kept confidential
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients, including telephone

Personal Specification

  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the initiative to work independently, but also as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to building effective and trusting relations with people internally and external to the firm.
  • Proven high level organisational and time management skills with the ability to think ahead, prioritise workload, respond to and manage changing circumstances and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Flexible, adaptable and positive attitude to work.
  • Inspires confidence by consistently delivering quality work
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) as the role will involve a high degree of contact with clients and property professionals.
  • Excellent knowledge of case management systems, MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Income Protection
  • Health cash plan.

Gepp Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

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