Conveyancing Assistant

BCL Legal
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Up to £24000 per annum
31 May 2023
28 Jun 2023
Amanda Young
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

A well-regarded regional firm is looking for a Conveyancing Assistant to join their residential property team, based in Birmingham.


As a Conveyancing Assistant in the team, you will manage a variety of tasks to assist a Conveyancing Fee Earner in managing their caseload. You will manage tasks at all stages of the conveyancing process, working on a variety of sales and purchases for residential properties. Your work will include:

- Opening, updating and closing matter files and recording client data, using the firm's electronic case management system
- Taking initial enquiries and passing details to fee earners
- Carrying out all identity and AML checks when opening a file
- Using workflow templates to create and issue correspondence, documents, and forms
- Preparing contract packs
- Carrying out searches
- Ordering redemption statements
- Exchanging contracts and organising completions
- Preparing bills and the financial documentation
- Post completion work, including preparation of Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns, drafting applications to the Land Registry, deeds schedules, etc
- Being the point of contact for internal and external callers, taking accurate messages and passing them on to the relevant fee earner as soon as possible
- Updating clients and agents with efficiency and politeness throughout the process
- Carrying out copying, printing and scanning as required


- You will have at least 3 years of experience working in a busy residential conveyancing department
- You will be experienced in working on tasks at all stages of the conveyancing process from start to finish
- You will have experience of using the land registry portal, HMRC portal and LMS
- You will have experience of managing a busy workload
- You will ideally have experience of using Tikit and BigHand


- Salary up to £24,000
- 35 hours per week
- Hybrid working (3 days in the office)
- 24 days annual leave + bank holidays
- 4% pension contributions
- Life assurance 4x salary
- Employee assistance programme
- Discounted conveyancing

If you are interested in this opportunity and you have the pre-requisite experience, please send your up-to-date CV

BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.