Conveyancing Assistant

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Sunderland
Salary
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Adecco Sunderland has an exciting opportunity to join a well-established company as a Conveyancing Assistant on a permanent basis based in Sunderland.

The main purpose of the role is to be:

?? Responsible for administration support to the Estate Conveyancer, Assistant Divisional Legal Manager and Divisional Legal Manager to provide an efficient, service led and cost-effective plot Conveyancing function that supports the business, particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales, including the provision of accurate reports and forecasts.

?? Maintain high standards of presentation and accurate content of all documents and correspondence issued by the Department

?? Assisting the Estate Conveyancers to achieve the departments set performance targets for the dispatch of contracts, exchanges and completions.

?? Coordinating with the Business unit and maintaining a diary scheduler which includes a comprehensive plot progression together with weekly reports on each new home and part exchange transaction.

?? Coordinating with the Business Units for the transfer of information required by the department.

?? Attending to all non-routine matters and queries which arise either before during or following the sale of individual plots or the development

The main responsibilities are:

?? To provide support to the Estate Conveyancer and the Divisional Legal Manager in delivering an efficient and service led plot Conveyancing function that supports the business, particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales.

?? To assist the Estate Conveyancer in providing weekly and monthly reports on the progress towards and achievement of contract exchange and legal completion targets set by the Business units'

?? To continuously up-date, improve and maintain the Sales and Legal documentation packages on each Development, ensuring the latest information is provided to the Buyers Solicitors.

?? To issue the relevant legal paperwork in connection with the conveyancing processes stipulated by the Legal Function from time to time.

?? To assist with the progression of the sale of new homes to achieve exchange of contracts, serving notices and legal completion within the requisite timeframes to meet the weekly, monthly and quarterly targets stipulated by the Business units'

?? To provide general office duties which will include filing, photocopying, audio/copy typing and telephone work (this list is not exhaustive).

The ideal candidate will have:

Extensive I.T. skills including the use of Word and Excel together with on-line facilities such as the Land Registry Portal, Stamp Duty Land Tax and search providers
A methodical and accurate approach to all tasks with close attention to detail
Pleasant outgoing personality and confident telephone manner
Enthusiasm, flexible, willingness to learn together with a "can-do" attitude with the potential to take more responsibility as the role evolves
The ability to work in a demanding and pressurised environment
Excellent organisation skills, ability to maintain standards

This is a magnificent opportunity for someone that wants to join a well-established and reputable company.

Adecco UK are an equal opportunities employer.

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