(JS47) Conveyancing Legal Assistant

OUR REFERENCE: JS47
JOB TITLE: Conveyancing Legal Assistant
LOCATION: Pocklington
SALARY: Competitive

Our client, based in the Pocklington, is looking for someone with exposure to Residential Conveyancing join their team on either a full-time or part time basis.

The main duties of the role will include:
  • Open files - Make initial calls to clients prior to file opening to obtain any missing information required to open files/explain communications procedure (who to contact etc)
  • Process questionnaires from clients – enter data onto system and contact clients for any missing information
  • Deal with payment in of disbursement  
  • Deal with ID checks in accordance with procedure and policy
  • Ensure that requests for wills or surveyor recommendations are brought to the attention of the Fee Earners
  • Carry out initial searches and download results 
  • Deal with all post exchange formalities
  • Prepare files for completion (reply to requisitions, prepare and submit Certificate on Title, prepare draft financial statements prepare chits for signature)
  • Deal with completion formalities
  • Complete post completion registration or prepare file to pass to post completions assistant
  • Prepare contract pack 
  • Write to lender for initial redemption figure
  • Send out contracts to clients for signature prior to exchange
  • Deal with all post exchange formalities
  • Prepare files for completion (submit to client for signature, raise requisitions, obtain final redemption figure, prepare draft financial statements, prepare chits for signature) 
  • Deal with completion formalities 
  • Prepare file for closure as soon as possible after completion
If you would like to apply or find out more about this role, please forward your CV to admin@opusrecruits.co.uk.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 1 week, please assume you have not been short listed.

Opus Recruitment Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities and this is available upon request.

Opus Recruitment Ltd acts in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and as an Employment Business for temporary assignments - Company Registration Number 11240919.