Conveyancing Assistant - Conveyancing Department

Job details
Posting date: 28 October 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 27 November 2020
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Company: Russell and Russell Solicitors
Job type: Permanent
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Vacancy Description: Conveyancing Assistant – Conveyancing Department
Location: Bolton Office
Hours: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm - Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch)
Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience.

We have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Assistant to work in our busy Conveyancing Department based at our Bolton office.

Experience of Conveyancing is essential.

The role is customer focused and offers a varied working day.

Job role

Working within a busy office with a friendly team of people, you will be expected to carry out the following duties:

• To provide a friendly, knowledgeable and professional service to our clients
• Telephone and personal interaction with clients and telephone contacts with other solicitors and professionals and assisting clients on procedural points
• Taking payments from clients
• Setting up payments to be sent on the online banking system
• Organisation of post and emails on behalf of the fee earner and taking messages
• Maintenance of a diary for the fee earner
• Opening files and attending to standard paperwork
• Use of the online case management system on the fee earners instructions

Skills Required

• Needs an ability to multi task and work under pressure with a considerate and kind manner
• Good organisational skills
• Excellent attention to detail (accuracy essential)
• Good communication skills both written and verbal
• Good IT skills
• Ability to work well within a team

Firm Details

The traditions and values, which first established Russell & Russell as an early pioneer of legal services continues to serve us well today. We still provide friendly, professional advice in the manner a traditional high street law firm would, but this is now blended with a 21st Century approach.

The practice has grown organically to incorporate nine offices stretching across the North West; three in Bolton and one in Atherton, Bury, Chester, Farnworth, Horwich and Middleton. Although we pride ourselves on being a regional firm, a number of our departments service clients throughout England and Wales.
The firm holds a number of industry related accreditations across all its service areas, in particular the Lexcel Practice Management Standard.

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What we offer

• Competitive salary
• Pension scheme
• Attendance bonus
• Workplace nursery scheme
• 25 days a year plus bank holidays and an accrual system after 2 years
• Northern Rail discount scheme
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Referral schemes (PI, Conveyancing, Family & Wills/Probate)
• Discounted Services (Conveyancing, Family & Wills)
• Staff Introduction Scheme (Refer a success applicant and get £500)
• Monthly Raffle Draw – 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes
• Dress down once a month (linked to a chosen charity)
• Annual Christmas Party & Events
• Charity fundraisers

Training & Development

• Training and development opportunities
• Internal workshops
• Compliance webinars

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