• Danielle Grant

Conveyancer (St Leonards on Sea)

Our client who operate a reputable company in St Leonards have an exciting vacancy available for a Conveyancer who will play a key role in the business overall, reporting to the Team Manager as well as liaising with other Team Leaders or Case Handlers within the company about the delivery

Main Duties

  • Manage various types of transactions to include; Purchases, sales, Remortgages, auctions, New Build, Right to Buy, Transfer of Equity.

  • Process Residential property transactions.

  • Deal professionally with other lawyers, Estate Agents and all third parties associated with the transaction.

  • Using the OMS to progress cases efficiently and to the timescale set by the Protocol.

  • Accountable for all dealings with other lawyers and other legal aspects on all property transactions.

  • Assess risk on every transaction by using skills to make pragmatic decisions and to ensure appropriate legal advice is given.

  • Take responsibility for the quality of legal advice given on every residential property transaction that is assigned to you.

  • Ensure that all activities and tasks required to be performed are undertaken promptly and proactively, prioritising where appropriate and support others to do likewise.

  • You must be able to evaluate AML information provided by a client and assess whether this is acceptable.

  • Performance will be monitored using monthly Key Performance Indicators.

  • Ensuring that work is accurately carried out in the set time frame.

  • Maintaining high standards of client care and service to third parties.

  • Taking notes and action points on instructions as and when required suspicions you must consult the Money Laundering Officer.

  • Identify Additional Legal Services and ensure that a client is advised and billed appropriately for these.

  • Keep appropriate and thorough telephone/file notes to accurately record client instructions.

Qualification’s Skills and Experience Required

  • Qualified by experience, Solicitor, Council of Licensed Conveyancers, CILEX, Law Degree or completed PLC will also be considered, Degree and/or Internal process

  • Previous case handling experience of a minimum of 1 year is essential.

  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook are essential.

  • Excellent communication skills, well-spoken and personable; able to get on with diverse personalities.

  • Friendly and approachable, reliable and consistent, helpful and positive attitude.

  • Flexible attitude to working practices and demands.

  • Responsible, professional and trustworthy.

  • Good time management and organisational skills.

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.

  • Strong organisation, planning, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.

  • Confident, resourceful and practical.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team.

  • Personal commitment to equality and diversity Good time management and organisational skills.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team.

  • Personal commitment to equality and diversity.


  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Company pension after 3 months service

  • Additional holiday accrued after every year of service up to a maximum of 5 extra days

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

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