Conveyancing Assistant WA8, Widnes, Borough of Halton

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Conveyancing Assistant

£20000 – £30000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Cheshire


My client is searching for a Conveyancing Assistant to join their Widnes, Lancashire offices.


• To work with the Senior Conveyancing Executive, Legal Assistant and Admin Support within the Residential Conveyancing Department to process matters from start to finish with appropriate supervision
• To be a responsible representative of the legal practice and to contribute to the service provided to clients, promote the growth and development of the Conveyancing Department and the success of the firm

Main Responsibilities

• To deal with all aspects of residential conveyancing matters from start to finish including post completion matters including on sale, purchase, re-mortgage and transfer of equity.
• To carry out AML & Risk Assessments on all matters including using the electronic search facility and to raise concerns for further investigation.
• To maintain a diary/task system of key dates and matters to chase as appropriate.
• To maintain client files and legal records including data inputting of information and scanning documents for uploading onto the case management system.
• To apply for all relevant searches including Local Authority, Coal, Environmental and Drainage, Groundsure Homebuyers or such other searches as are appropriate via the forms chosen medium.
• To apply for HMLR searches and to deal with registrations at HMLR; to maintain a diary system and to ensure that the registration process is monitored, priority periods are not allowed to expire without first having been renewed, and to deal with requisitions and updating lenders as appropriate; to be able to use the HMLR portal for the purposes of applying for searches, registrations and responding to requisitions.
• Deal with telephone calls and enquiries from Clients, Estate Agents, Solicitors and mortgage providers and to forward messages to the correct person when appropriate, ensuring clear telephone notes are made on the case management system in a timely fashion and a copy placed on the correct tag on the client’s file.
• Maintain high standard of client care at all time and to maintain good relations with clients, third parties, brokers and estate agents. Keeping clients, estate agents and referrers as appropriate updated on a regular basis.
• To be familiar with, and to adhere to the HMRC’s requirements for the preparation and submission of the Stamp Duty Land Tax returns and payment of duty as appropriate, and to ensure that appropriate diary entries are made to ensure deadlines are not missed.
• Any other duties as allocated which are ancillary or conducive with the role and responsibilities outlined above.
• Assisting with the financial accounting responsibilities of the firm in accordance with the SRA Accounts rules including producing legal accounting control slips for all client and office account money received and payments out together with any related bills. Ensuring they remain compliant at all times and bringing any discrepancies or breaches to the attention of the COLP/COFA.
• Ensuring confidentiality of the entire firm’s and its client’s documentation and information to comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Code of Conduct.
• To comply with the current Data Protection and GDPR legislation.
• To comply with the requirements and obligations imposed by the Law Society Quality Conveyancing scheme including my clients duty to lenders.
• To comply with the firm’s Policies and Procedures including the Anti Money Laundering policies and to notify any issues or concerns immediately they arise to the MLRO.

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal and Financial Recruitment.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

2023-01-04 08:29:35

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Updated 26-01-2023 22:07

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