Farnworth Rose seek Conveyancing Assistant to join our team

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Job Title: Conveyancing Assistant

Location: Nelson

Hours: 37 hours per week/Full Time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Farnworth Rose is seeking to appoint a Conveyancing Assistant to support the work of our conveyancing department.

This is a full-time role which would suit someone looking for an exciting, fast-paced and friendly environment with high quality work for a range of residential and commercial clients.

This position is suitable for someone who wants a permanent career as a legal administrator. This role is not suitable for LPC graduates (or others) seeking trainee solicitor opportunities.

Job Description

All administrative work incidental pre-completion of conveyancing matters to include but not limited to;

  • Maintaining and managing own and senior colleagues’ diaries and appointments
  • Undertaking any specific training when required to do so and overall to take responsibility towards self-development
  • Achieving agreed targets (as appropriate)
  • Providing support to other property department administrators and colleagues as and when required
  • Proactively managing own tasks, daily workflow, post and e-mails
  • File management in line with company policy and legal compliance
  • Operating the case management system
  • Liaising with, updating and reporting in person, in writing and on the telephone to: conveyancing team members, clients, introducers, brokers, estate agents, solicitors, lenders and other 3rd parties as directed to progress work

Person Specification

  • 6-12 months conveyancing experience is essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a clear and friendly manner at all levels, through all mediums
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Self-motivated, proactive and friendly team player
  • Strong organisational skills and an excellent eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently under supervision
  • Punctuality and excellent time management skills
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage tasks within a time-scale
  • Flexible individual who is able to respect and support others within the team
  • Ability to produce work to high standards and a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet required deadlines
  • Quick learner: good IT skills, ability to use IT systems and learn new IT skills as required
  • Positive “can-do” mature attitude 

What we offer

As an employee of Farnworth Rose, you will benefit from a workplace pension scheme, 20 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas leave, access to free parking and be part of a modern team of friendly, approachable legal professionals.

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter to sophie@farnworthrose.co.uk