Assistant Property Executive – Residential


Salary: £28000-£35000 per year

Job Term:

Share this job:

Job Description:

James Ray are recruiting on behalf of a leading legal practice in Leeds city centre, building on an ethos of hard work and client focussed advice. The firm is seeking an Assistant Property Executive who has at least 2 years experience in a Residential Conveyancing department in a Law Firm.

This position would suit someone who has experience in a similar role and is looking to develop their skills and experience and is used to working in a fast paced residential property department whose client care is at the forefront of their mind.

Key Duties:

• Taking initial instructions.
• Opening files.
• Obtaining and carrying out title checks.
• Preparation of contracts and mortgage documentation.
• Obtaining and carrying out search checks.
• Taking client’s instructions throughout transaction.
• Corresponding with other parties (ie solicitors, brokers, estate agents) providing updates and responding to enquiries.
• Collating source of funds documentation.
• Completion formalities.
• Post completion formalities including obtaining release of undertakings and registrations.
• To assist other fee earners where required.
• Archiving of closed files.
• Attend conveyancing courses where required.
• Ensure compliance with CQS standard.
• Observe rules on procedures, general conduct and confidentiality in the office as stated in the staff Handbook/Office Manual.
• Adhere to the requirements of Lexcel and the Quality Procedures Manual in the capacity of your role.
• Adhere to the requirements of the CQS in the capacity of your role.
• Adhere to the SRA Rules and Regulations in the capacity of your role.
• Ensure to follow the Staff Handbook policies and procedures.
• Maintain your Learning and Development log.
• Contribute to the Marketing and Business Development of the Department.


Competitive salary

Hybrid working

Bonus scheme


Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

Refer your friend to James Ray Recruitment and we will reward you with £150 retail shopping voucher when we place them in a permanent or temporary role for at least one month.

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to