Job Title: Conveyancing Assistant

Location: Blackpool

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

The Company, a leading law firm based in Blackpool, is seeking a full time, experienced Conveyancing Assistant to provide a high level of secretarial and administrative support to the Domestic Conveyancing Department. The company was Highly Commended in the Law Society Excellence Awards and has also attained Lexcel, Conveyancing Quality Scheme, and the Wills & Inheritance Quality Scheme accreditation.

Main duties:

  • Preparation of legal correspondence and documents using digital dictation
  • File management.  Ensuring that all files are up to date, including file opening, archiving and structure of paper files
  • Liaising with internal staff and external clients to arrange meetings and appointments
  • Undertaking all associated administrative tasks including diary management, legal billing
  • Any other duties commensurate with the job role as reasonably requested by your supervisor

Department specific duties:

  • General understanding of conveyancing practice and procedures
  • Carrying out searches
  • Dealing with pre-contract enquiries
  • Preparing contract documents
  • Exchanging contracts when required
  • Preparing completion statements and files for completion
  • Completing sales, purchases and re-mortgages
  • Registration of title at HM Land Registry
  • Assisting with the monitoring of compliance procedures within the Department


  • You will be expected to be familiar and compliant with the full range of regulatory policies and procedures including: equality and diversity, data protection and confidentiality/security, anti-bribery and anti-money laundering etc
  • You will also be required to undertake mandatory compliance training as required

The Candidate:

It is essential that you have previous experience of working as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant in residential conveyancing. You will also need:

  • Thorough knowledge of using a case management system
  • Thorough knowledge of the use and implementation of Departmental Agendas
  • Previous experience of using digital dictation
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Previous experience of file management responsibilities
  • Excellent administration, organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of computer literacy

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter to Lynne Whiteside via email