Here at Avant Homes, we are constantly striving to challenge the status quo in our relentless pursuit of good, better and different ways to standout as an employer of choice within the marketplace.
Due to our continued success and ambitious growth plans, we have an exciting opportunity for a Conveyancing Assistant to join our plot conveyancing team based in Barlborough, Chesterfield.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a strong administration and customer service focus to begin their career within the legal conveyancing field.
What will I be responsible for?
As our Conveyancing Assistant, you will join a busy department, dealing solely with residential conveyancing transactions and working directly for one of our Legal Executives or Licensed Conveyancers.
Key duties and requirements
Logging property reservations
Preparation and issue of sales packs
Preparation and issue of draft contract documents to our customer's solicitor
Undertaking property searches
Liaising with the Group's regional sales teams, including providing progress updates and dealing with telephone enquiries relating to transactions
Dealing with and replying to pre-contract enquiries
General office administration, such as filing, photocopying, typing letters and documents for fee earners
Deeds archiving and retrieval
Preparation of completion statements
Pre and post completion assistance with part exchange transactions, such as SDLT forms and registration at the Land Registry
Running some of your own files under supervision and assisting other fee earners with more complex matters
Dealing with general telephone enquiries
Who are we looking for?
To be considered for the role, you will have proven strong administration skills along with high attention to detail.
The ideal candidate will have an understanding of plot conveyancing however this is not an essential requirement as full training will be provided.
You will also possess:
Be someone who can work on their own initiative and who has good attention to detail
Be effective at prioritising
Have a calm but confident manner with good client care skills, as there will be a significant amount of telephone contact with sales teams and external solicitors.
Have a hands-on approach, an ability to work under pressure to key deadlines and a willingness to assist other members of the team, as necessary.
Avant Homes is the fastest growing housebuilder in the UK. Operating in Scotland, the North East of England, Yorkshire, Central Derbyshire and the Midlands, we have five regional offices and employ over 700 people.
Our vision is to transform the UK housebuilding sector through the constant advancement and innovation of our brand and product, to provide buyers with increasingly better lifestyles, homes and places to live.
Apply today for the role of Conveyancing Assistant and be part of something extraordinary!
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