Senior Convayancer - Lawyer -Conveyancing

Recruiter
BKM Consultants
Location
Saint Neots
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client is committed to training and advancement of its staff. It has a core team dedicated to Training & Development; it has a Training Academy and it is driven to FAST TRACK people forward with as much training as they want and at a pace individual can cope with to advance both in terms of skills as well as position and salary.

Rapidly expanding and offering excellent long term career opportunities, it now operates from 2 key offices - Southport and St. Ives - Cambs.

Main purpose of job

  • Motivating and co-ordinating conveyancing transactions to exchange of contracts
  • Chasing all parties for information and progress
  • Assisting the team
  • Carrying out anti money laundering checks
  • Converting quotes to instructions
  • Responding to correspondence
  • Dealing with phone calls from clients, estate agents and other third parties
  • Assisting and deputising for the Team Manager with day to day running of a volume conveyancing caseload

Key activities

  • You will liaise with clients, solicitors and estate agents and other third parties to ensure all files can be progressed asap
  • You will prioritise your daily task list
  • You will accurately enter data on the case management system
  • You will respond to correspondence on the files using the case management system
  • Dealing with phone calls from clients, estate agents and other third parties
  • Preparing Freehold and Leasehold contract reports within your technical abilities
  • Raising, checking and responding to additional enquiries within your technical abilities and experience
  • Passing technical issues, outside of your abilities to the Team Manager
  • Signing off the file checklists AML, CDD and Search sections for work undertaken by you, case handlers or trainee case handlers
  • Assisting and deputising for the Team Leader with day to day running of a volume conveyancing caseload

Delegating appropriate work to junior staff, to include:

  • Issuing sale contract packs
  • Preparing search reports
  • Preparing mortgage reports
  • Preparing draft completions statements

Responsibilities

You are responsible for:

  • Managing junior members of staff
  • Identifying your training needs to your Team Manager

Knowledge and qualifications

Essential:

  • Literate
  • Numerate
  • Educated to a good overall standard.
  • IT literate
  • A working knowledge of the CLC, CML & BSA handbooks

Skills

Essential:

  • Self-motivation.
  • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines / timescales
  • You will need to work well in a team environment and on your own initiative
  • Have excellent communications skills and telephone manner
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Flexible
  • High customer focus
  • Able to liaise / deal with lawyers, lenders, clients and estate agents
  • Excellent numeracy
  • Management skills preferred but not essential


Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ conveyancing experience

In applying, please provide a paragraph to SELL YOURSELF into such a role.