Conveyancing Assistant

Job ID: JR29ca

Salary: £22000-£30000 per year

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James Ray are recruiting on behalf of a very well established and highly regarded law firm with multiple offices in and around Yorkshire. The firm are experiencing growth within their property teams and are therefore on the lookout for Conveyancing Assistants to join their offices in Doncaster, Wakefield and Pontefract.

The role is very client focused and the successful candidate will pride themselves on delivering a professional, helpful and friendly service.

Experience in conveyancing is essential, specifically sales and purchase, as we would ideally want the applicant to hit the ground running. They will be a quick and accurate worker and be able to follow instructions carefully while dealing with a high volume of work with a lot of client contact. In return the firm offers a supportive learning environment with the opportunity to develop and progress their career.

Key Duties:

  • Opening new files and inputting new instructions onto the Case Management system and producing relevant letters and documents
  • Updating the Case Management system in accordance with team procedures as the matter progresses
  • Issuing contracts on sale files and assisting in dealing with replies to enquiries.
  • Ordering searches
  • Dealing with exchanges and related paperwork
  • Setting up completions
  • Issuing Mortgage reports to clients
  • Dealing with incoming post where appropriate
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries where possible
  • Filing, billing, faxing, photocopying, sorting post and archiving
  • General administration duties for the office and firm

Key Skills – Essential

  • Proficient IT skills
  • Literate and numerate
  • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of the team
  • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to work on own initiative & as part of a team

Experience – Essential

Experience in a similar fast-paced role

12+ months experience in conveyancing


  • Profit sharing scheme (tax-free on payments up to £3,600 per year), subject to 12+ months employment at the end of the calendar year.
  • Holiday entitlement starting at 23 days, increasing to 26 days after 1 year and 31 days after 5 years’ service (pro-rata for part-time employees).
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme (subject to HMRC eligibility) with 5% Employer contributions (6% for Partners).
  • Death in Service Life Assurance (3 times salary).
  • Private Health Insurance after 1 year’s employment.
  • Enhanced maternity pay after 2 years’ employment.
  • Enhanced paternity pay after 2 years’ employment.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme to support health & wellbeing, including free counselling for employees, family members (household) and their dependants.
  • Paycare Health Cash Plan to help with the cost of optical, dental and other health expenses for employees and their dependants (employee paid contributions).
  • Discounted bus travel.
  • Payroll giving scheme for tax-free charitable donations.
  • £1,000.00 finder’s fee for new employee recruitment referrals.
  • Professional membership/subscription support.
  • Interest-free loan for annual train or bus pass
  • Free conveyancing on your main residential property after 1 year’s employment
  • A free will after 1 year’s employment.
  • Regular social events including summer BBQ and a Christmas party.
  • Annual business briefing for the whole firm.

To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if 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.


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