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

The successful candidate will play a vital role in the efficient operation of their 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 organisations on the phone and dealing with basic enquiries;
  • assisting the team with the setup of completions;
  • completing administrative tasks such as document scanning, photocopying and filing as required;
  • 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 an administrative position or similar conveyancing role 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.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.


Salary: £Competitive, commensurate upon experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Post-Completions Assistant to join our busy Residential Property team. As a Post-Completions Assistant, you will provide day to day assistance to the Conveyancing teams to process files from completion through to archiving.

Previous experience and a good understanding of the post-completion conveyancing process would be beneficial, but not essential as training will be given.

As well as personally processing post-completion files, you will be working closely with other post-completion team members dealing with land registry applications, requisitions and internal archiving, ensuring targets and deadlines are met and that files are processed as smoothly as possible.

Duties will include:

  • Submitting AP1/FR1’s to HMLR,
  • Dealing with replies to HMLR requisitions,
  • Liaising with mortgage lenders, solicitors and other relevant parties,
  • Processing completion of registrations received from HMLR,
  • Dealing with confirmation of discharge on sale files,
  • Checking ledgers, updating the Case Management System and archiving files,
  • Monitoring team file lists for OS1 and cancellation expiry dates, and
  • Any other administrative duties the department requires.

 

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, team player with a keen eye for detail.

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.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.


Salary: £Depending on experience

We require a Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy and expanding Commercial Property department.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Property Solicitor to join a leading independent law firm. BHW Solicitors is a specialist commercial practice based in Leicester, with top-tier rankings in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.

The successful candidate will work alongside and assist a Partner, as well as handle their own caseload.

Our growing department advises a broad client-base on a range of commercial real estate matters, including freehold and leasehold transactions.

The successful candidate will have 3-5 years post-qualification experience and be able to demonstrate strong commercial property expertise, gained within a reputable commercial property department.

You will be expected to maintain strong client 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.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.


Salary: £Competitive, commensurate upon experience

Due to continued expansion we require a Conveyancing Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our busy Residential Property department.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years PQE 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 and purchases of freehold/leasehold, shared ownership, re-mortgages and new builds.

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.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.


Salary: £Competitive, commensurate upon experience

We require an experienced Conveyancer (Conveyancing Assistant) to work within one of our busy conveyancing teams, alongside a qualified conveyancing team leader and paralegal/administrator.

Our Residential Property department continues to grow. The successful candidate will likely have experience running their own conveyancing caseload in a conveyancing business or law firm, dealing with a wide range of residential property matters. Due to our collaborative team structure, this role is not a designated file owner, however, you will have responsibility for progressing transactions alongside your team leader.

Undertake certain elements of fee earning work under supervision. In particular:

  • Deal with initial instruction paperwork and correspondence
  • Deal with sale enquiries (contacting client and third parties to answer enquiries and
    ordering indemnity policies if required)
  • Meeting clients with paperwork for signing and general enquiries
  • Completion set ups (indents, invoices, completion statements, and requesting bank
    details from client)
  • Deal with completion correspondence (notifying clients and agents of completion)
  • Check signed paperwork before exchange and request deposit monies
  • Update estate agents, clients, lenders and solicitors
  • Chase for redemption figures from lenders
  • Chase lenders for mortgage release on a purchase
  • Check mortgage offers
  • Check searches
  • Raise enquiries on a purchase
  • Send COT’s to Lenders
  • Draft SDLT Form
  • Deal with Help to Buy paperwork

 

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.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.


Salary: £Competitive, commensurate upon experience