Residential Conveyancing Assistant

  • Location
    Chelmsford, Essex
  • Category
    Legal - Conveyancing
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Residential Conveyancing Assistant
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Chelmsford, Essex
Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to join a well-established and growing company in the heart of Chelmsford. You will have a keen eye for detail, be able to prioritise urgent matters and work to set deadlines.


  • Sending initial letters, documentation, and introductory emails to clients requesting initial redemption figures from lenders and information relating to Leasehold/Freehold management element of a property

  • Managing email traffic and phone calls daily and covering additional emails and calls during colleagues' absence.

  • Maintaining relationships with estate agents, solicitors, brokers etc.

  • Maintain effective communication with clients via phone and email throughout the transaction to ensure they are kept up to date.

  • Carrying out all electronic ID checks for all persons related to the case (inc. Clients and Giftors).

  • Carry out OS1/OS2 and Bankruptcy searches and ensuring those remain in date.

  • Create and send mortgage reports.

  • Create and send search reports along with mortgage deed for signature.

  • Requesting searches and management packs as required.

  • Check External portals for updates/actions e.g., Lender Exchange, LMS and Land Registry.

  • Ensuring case management system is worked on in real time and updated accordingly.

  • Raising any concerns with Conveyancing Executive or Team Leader regarding money laundering.

  • Assist Conveyancing Executive with all files to include Sale, Purchase, Transfer of Equity, Lease Extension, Remortgage etc. as required

  • Carry out exchanges and completions

  • Dealing with post completion queries

About you:

  • Team player with self-motivation for role.

  • Friendly persona and communication.

  • Customer focus.

  • Able to work unsupervised.

  • Organisational systems and processes.

  • Excellent time keeping.

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