Ipswich, UK
24 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is seeking an experienced Residential Conveyancing Assistant to work in their Ipswich offices.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

At least two years' demonstrable post-exchange and completion experience working in a similar and comparable business
Sound working knowledge of Microsoft office, primarily Word Have a flexible approach to work
Experience in a process driven environment
Keen enquiry skills, good follow up
Excellent internal and external client focus
Well-developed interpersonal skills
Good attention to detail
Sound written and oral communication
Ability to use case management system or a willingness to learn
Ability to plan, organise and manage time efficiently

Duties will consist of completion and general tasks:-

Completion tasks:-

Exchange/Completion Tasks

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) forms
Post exchange work - completion statements/bills etc.
Land Registry applications
Setting files up for completion - CHAPS etc.
Completion paperwork - redeeming mortgages, forwarding completion documentation, serving Notices (leasehold) etc.
Checking ledgers are clear prior to file closing

General Tasks

Take instructions or messages from clients and pass on to fee earner
Highlighting milestone dates on each matter on the matter management system
Ensure all letters and communication are completed accurately and on time
Maintain the filing system in an orderly manner to ensure correct conduct for client files
Open and close files correctly
Assist the team with the maintenance of each client file in a proper manner in accordance with the requirements of the Firm and Law Society
Follow up and liaise with clients and other parties such as Estate Agents for key information for file matter
Complete and follow up all documents in relation to accounts, cheque requisitions and banking for client matters
Prepare forms and paperwork necessary for client files

Please contact me on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)

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