Conveyancing Administrative Assistant – Permanent, Full Time Sherborne

    A Conveyancing Administrative Assistant is required to help support our busy residential property team in the Sherborne office. This role will suit someone with a strong educational background and an enthusiastic approach to learning Whilst not essential, some knowledge or experience in conveyancing would be advantageous. Initially, the role responsibilities will include the following:

    • File opening

    • Taking phone calls and assisting clients where possible

    • Photocopying, post, and filing

    • File closing

    • Requesting searches (purchase files)

    • Post-completion matters (final searches, preparing letters, TTs etc., for completion)

    • Registrations

    As the Assistant progresses and becomes more confident in the above tasks, the role will grow to encompass the following:

    • Preparing and issuing Contract packages

    • Dealing with enquiries (sale files)

    • Checking search results and reporting to the client on the results (purchase files)

    • Acknowledging and checking mortgage offers and reporting to client (purchase files)

    • Exchange of Contracts (Sales and Purchases)

    • Providing quotes

    The successful candidate will be a strong team player who can demonstrate a “can do” attitude and the ability to work flexibly whilst prioritising a busy workload. A professional and confident manner is important, along with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    This is an opportunity for anyone wishing to move into a professional service environment where there are real progression and development opportunities.

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest to deborah.carrington@porterdodson.co.uk.