Trainee Conveyancer

Job Title: Trainee Conveyancer
Job Type: Permanent, Full time
Salary: £17,000 – £25,000
Reports to: Conveyancing Supervisor

START DATE FOR THE BELOW IS 1st March 2021

An exciting opportunity exists to join an innovative, award-winning and industry-leading residential conveyancing company based in Newport, South Wales.

Due to continued success and planned growth, we are recruiting for exceptional and driven individuals committed to building a rewarding career as a Conveyancer.

You may be already working in a conveyancing department and looking to further your career and have a passion for delivering great service and a desire to embark on a career that is both rewarding and exciting. You must have a willingness to learn, be results-driven and be calm under pressure.

The successful candidates will join our in-house Training Academy dealing with all aspects of a residential sale and purchase, from initial instruction to completion. They will be enrolled on the SQA Approved Conveyancing Academy Paralegal and Trainee Conveyancer courses. You will be working in a friendly, highly supervised environment where candidates have a fantastic opportunity to progress their career.

A law degree is not essential but desirable. The role will progress to qualified Licensed Conveyancer.

Key Objectives

Following appropriate training, you will be required:

  • To be responsible for running a small number of files under Supervision, increasing in capacity and complexity as you become experienced.
  • To learn the Conveyancing Protocol using company Best Practice.
  • To provide exceptional quality of service that is accurate and well informed.
  • To proactively pick up the phone to clients and be their professional advisor
  • To establish and manage clients’ expectation.
  • To complete the Conveyancing Academy Training Programme.
  • To ensure our introducers receive exceptional professional service at all times.

Key Responsibilities

Following the successful completion of a 3-month probationary period, you will be required to undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Review & link incoming post to the relevant files
  • Updating Case Status effectively in order to assist with Introducer updates
  • Deal with Welcome Packs and initial call to Client
  • Use Live Reports to advise on required KPIs
  • Verifying client identification in accordance with the Convey Law Money Laundering Policy Guidelines
  • Following the Convey Law policy for Protocol.
  • Ensuring all telephone calls are returned within 2 hours of receipt wherever possible or at the latest, prior to close of business on each working day
  • Ordering Property Searches
  • Dealing with Notices and certificate of compliance
  • Preparing Statement of Accounts
  • Undertaking Completion Day procedures
  • Effecting Exchange of Contracts sale files
  • Effecting Exchange of Contracts purchase files
  • Providing regular and relevant Introducer updates.

Key Benefits

You will receive access to a fantastic benefits package, which befits an award-winning and Investors in People Gold Standard company, including:

  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Employee bonus scheme.
  • Subsidised parking.
  • Flexible working.
  • Long service awards.
  • Staff social fund.

Further details can be found at https://www.conveylaw.com/recruitment/benefits/