Conveyancing Assistant

Job ID: JR09724334
Job Term:
Salary: £30000 –

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are hiring for a large Yorkshire law firm who are looking for an experienced conveyancing assistant to join their busy property team at their Harrogate office.

The Candidate:
At least 1 year experience in sales and purchase
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

Key Duties:

  • Inputting data
  • Preparing legal documents
  • 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


  • Profit sharing scheme (tax-free on payments up to £3,600 per year), subject to National Insurance and 12+ months employment at the end of the calendar year.
  • Generous holiday entitlement ranging from 23-31 days (full-time, depending on the length of service with the firm)
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme to support health & wellbeing, including free councelling for you and your dependants.
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Discounted bus travel
  • Paycare Health Cash Plan (employee contributions)
  • Payroll giving scheme for tax-free charitable donations
  • £1,000.00 finder’s fee for new employee recruitment referrals
  • Professional membership/subscription support
  • Death in Service Life Assurance – 3 times salary
  • Interest-free loan for annual travel pass
  • Free conveyancing on your main residential property
  • A free will
  • Regular social events including summer BBQ and a Christmas party
  • Annual business briefing for the whole firm
This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to develop and to be a key part of our continued success.
To find out more, call the office on 01482 533656.
Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.
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.

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