Conveyancing Assistant

Newcastle upon Tyne

£18,000 - £20,000

£20,000 - £25,000

Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced conveyancing assistant to join our client’s property team in Newcastle. Your work will consist of residential conveyancing, both sale and purchase in a fast paced environment so experience of handling a large case load of up to 150 conveyancing files from commencement to completion is essential. Our client prides themselves on a reputation for exceptional service so excellent client care as well as good verbal and written communication skills are crucial.

 

Role:

  • To undertake residential conveyancing work
  • To uphold exceptional standards of quality and client care Key Activities & Responsibilities: Client Care & File Management
  • Advise, assist and represent clients, maintaining an exceptionally high standard of client care at all times
  • Balance the demands of your clients/caseload and non-casework responsibilities, ensuring you meet any deadlines set
  • Adhere to all file and case management policies and procedures Financial
  • Meet annual billing and performance targets (which will be calculated in consultation with you)
  • Accurately record all time, chargeable and non-chargeable
  • Ensure that the billing of files is carried out efficiently and at the earliest opportunity

People Management & Teamwork

  • Work as a team player with other fee earners and support staff
  • To delegate to, assist, and work appropriately and considerately with other fee earners and support staff
  • To attend and participate in any meetings of the department or the firm when required

Competence & Development

  • Maintain knowledge and skills in relevant practice area(s) keeping up to date with relevant legislation and case law
  • Ensure continuing competence through identifying and addressing any learning needs
  • To participate in and engage with supervision in respect of your caseload
  • Maintain a good knowledge and understanding of IT systems with a proactive and supportive approach to the introduction of new systems

Business Development/Marketing

  • To contribute to marketing/business development for the firm including identifying and facilitating internal cross selling opportunities and carrying out business development activities e.g. networking, blog writing

Compliance

  • Act in accordance with the proper professional standards and regulations of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and all other relevant bodies
  • To identify and report any risks to the COLP, COFA or Money Laundering Reporting Officer where necessary

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