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We require a qualified Conveyancing Fee Earner to join our busy and expanding Residential Property department. We are happy to receive applications from qualified Solicitors, Legal Executives, or Licensed Conveyancers specialising in handling conveyancing transactions for residential property.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years Post-Qualification Experience handling conveyancing transactions from instruction through to post-completion. You will lead one of our conveyancing teams handling a broad range of residential property matters including sales, purchases, remortgages and transfers of freehold and leasehold properties, including those involving shared ownership and new build homes.

Experience in overseeing a team and training more junior colleagues would be advantageous.

You will be expected to maintain strong client and referrer relationships and deliver the very best client service to an existing client base, while developing new business leads.

In return we can offer a leading regional salary and excellent long-term prospects in a supportive, top-ranked Legal 500 law firm.

Salary: £competitive

We require a Conveyancing Paralegal to join our busy and expanding Residential Property department.

The successful candidate will play a vital role in the efficient operation of their allotted team, providing paralegal and administrative support to a Conveyancing Team Leader and Conveyancer to help ensure a smooth client experience throughout the transaction.

Key duties will include:

  • file creation and client due diligence processes;
  • file closing and archiving;
  • generating correspondence and documentation;
  • ordering property searches and issuing contract packs;
  • liaising with clients and third-parties on the phone and dealing with basic enquiries;
  • assisting the team with the setup of completions including pre-completion searches, accounts indents, SDLT forms, and completion statements & bills;
  • completing administrative tasks such as document scanning, photocopying and filing as required;
  • completing post-completion requirements;
  • attending and participating in team meetings;
  • maintaining the key dates reminder system;
  • ensuring that client matter files are kept up to date, including the electronic workflow; and
  • other general administrative duties as and when required including answering external telephone calls, opening and sorting incoming post, franking outgoing post, door opening and client greeting.

Experience in a similar paralegal role within a conveyancing department would be beneficial, although further training will be provided.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • capable of working towards tight deadlines and under pressure;
  • enthusiastic, hardworking and can demonstrate initiative;
  • organised and able to complete assigned tasks effectively and promptly;
  • adaptable and accommodating;
  • a smart and tidy appearance;
  • good attention to detail; and
  • ICT competent, particularly with reference to the use of Word and Excel.

In return, BHW is able to provide an opportunity to develop within a large multi-team conveyancing department, alongside knowledgeable and experienced conveyancing staff. Our unique team structure provides progression prospects and a friendly, flexible and supportive environment.

Salary: £competitive