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Conveyancing Assistant

Bailey Hunter Ltd
York, North Yorkshire
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Closing date
21 Feb 2022
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Large national housebuilder require an additional Conveyancing Assistant for their Legal department based in York. This is a full time role. You will provide full support to Conveyancers, reporting to the Legal Manager. Training will be provided. You will not have your own caseload initially, however you will work closely with other conveyancers to assist with their workload and cover during annual leave and sick leave.

Duties will include;

  • Assisting the legal team with all aspects of plot work to include (but not limited to) reservations, engrossments, filing, exchanges, title checks, completions and general legal office duties,
  • Dealing with miscellaneous standard conveyancing matters (with supervision),
  • Dealing with post completion matters such as SDLT returns and Land Registration where necessary,
  • Assisting with lease/transfer variation and reversion sales,
  • Assisting with the recovery of retentions (non-litigious),
  • Conducting work in relation to electronic identity checks,
  • Dealing with requests for certificates of compliance for management companies that have not yet been handed over and also with enquiries received from owners on historic sites,
  • Conducting work using the firm’s case management system.

You will need:

  • Ideally some experience in a similar role but willing to consider LPC/Law graduates with a keen interest in conveyancing,
  • Good academic background,
  • Experience of plot sales would be advantageous,
  • Experience of use of IT systems; case management systems, MS Word and Outlook,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both face to face and over the phone,
  • To be a team player.

Competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, hybrid working, free office car park.


Bailey Hunter Ltd offers a confidential legal recruitment service to all levels of fee earners including Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners.

We have established relationships with numerous clients, private practice, from niche small to medium-sized practices to large national firms, and in-house companies.

We handle assignments throughout the UK.

1. Claire Cox, the Managing Director, is a qualified Solicitor, having practised for 3 years as a Solicitor in the North East, and has since 2001 worked in legal recruitment at fee earner level throughout the UK. 

2. We also offer a Candidate Incentive Scheme. For each friend you refer and we place in a new role, you will receive £100 of gift vouchers (provided they are not already registered, of course). 

For a confidential discussion, contact us now:

T: 0113 3185293
M: 07786 224036

Find Us
0113 3185293
4-6 Lidgett Lane,
West Yorkshire
LS25 1EQ
United Kingdom
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