Hours: Full-Time

Location: Sidmouth Office

We currently have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Assistant/Secretary in our Sidmouth office.  Hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm with one hour for lunch on a Monday to Friday inclusive.  We are looking for an organised individual with previous legal and conveyancing experience, confident managing a busy workload in a fast paced environment with the ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure.

The successful candidate will need to be able to:

  • Assist in the progression of a conveyancing transaction to include:
  • Exchanging contracts and dealing with completions; Preparation of contracts, transfers, trust deeds and correspondence; Dealing with completion statements; Raising solicitors invoices; Drawing up contracts; Taking instructions from and liaising with clients; Undertake on-line searches; and Complete Land Registry and SDLT forms on-line
  • Provide secretarial assistance to residential conveyancing lawyers based in the Sidmouth office
  • Participate in rotas for the purposes of Reception/Post/DX cover
  • Deal with telephone calls in a confident manner providing clear, accurate and up to date information
  • Produce documents using the firm’s case management software
  • Demonstrate good administrative skills with good attention to detail
  • Demonstrate good organisation skills
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Cope well under pressure, with an ability to work flexibly and cope with changing priorities
  • Take a positive and proactive approach to work, anticipating and meeting the needs of the department
  • Be receptive to receiving and acting on instructions given by immediate supervisor
  • Be competent in using Word and other Microsoft Products (Outlook and Powerpoint)

This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral member of our Sidmouth office and to thrive in a professional and friendly environment.  If you are looking for a new challenge please send your CV to jo.garrod@everys.co.uk.