Careers

Our staff consists of a variety of different qualifications and experience; solicitors, licensed conveyancers, FILEX, clerks, paralegals, a trainee solicitors, typists, secretaries, finance and administration roles and receptionists.  They all play an important role in providing an expert legal service and meeting our clients’ needs and therefore in the success of the Firm

Current Vacancies

We have always tried to ‘grow from within’ and this combined with a friendly workforce, is why we believe that we also benefit from the long service of many members of staff.  We have encouraged people to come to us and stay with us, developing their skills and expertise. We value and encourage our diverse workforce and the strength that diversity brings to our firm and the legal profession as a whole. Our aim is to grow whilst maintaining our core values.  As such, we are always happy to receive speculative curriculum vitaes particularly from lawyers who have expertise in a niche or growing area of the law and who have a client following.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
CONVEYANCER– NORTHAMPTON OFFICE

1. Full time, office-based post – Northampton office.
2. Qualifications as CLC or CILEX desired but not required.
3. Sound legal knowledge of residential property law, practice and procedure is essential.
4. Working as part of a team in open plan, reporting to Head of Conveyancing and with support from assistants within the department.
5. Confident and friendly telephone manner – taking telephone calls from clients, estate agents and third-party solicitors and providing appropriate updates where necessary
6. Experience of dealing with new build/development work preferred; managing relationships with site sales staff and clients, familiarity with the specific risks and considerations associated with buying off plan and long stop completion dates.
7. Handling transactions with a variety of funding arrangements such as gifts, help to buy schemes, staircasing, mortgages etc.
8. Experience in conducting a broad range of residential conveyancing essential including: –
a. Freehold sales and purchases
b. Leasehold sales and purchases
c. Transfers of equity
d. Re-mortgages
9. Familiarity and experiencing in handling matters from ‘start to finish’.
10. Understanding of the relevant regulatory and statutory frameworks applicable to residential conveyancing; AML Rules, SRA Code of Conduct, Solicitors Accounts Rules, CQS etc.
11. Completing Risk Assessment Forms having reviewed AML searches & SOF/SOW
12. Keeping and updating client case management system
13. Completion of accounts paperwork for monies received and monies out

 

Please send your CV to Clare de Banke