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Residential Conveyancing Clerk Vacancy

Job Title: Residential Conveyancing Clerk
Location: Sunderland
Accountable to: Head of Private Client

Overall Objectives of the Post:

The post holder will work under the supervision of a Conveyancer or Solicitor. The Conveyancing Clerk will provide assistance to the department. Such a role encompasses a broad range of support tasks and requires commitment to team working, prioritisation of skills and flexibility.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out administrative support to the department
  • Sending terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements
  • Checking clients’ ID
  • Speaking to new and existing clients and managing caseloads
  • Providing regular updates to and corresponding with clients, other Solicitors and introducers
  • Preparing contract packs
  • Dealing with searches and additional enquiries
  • Assisting Solicitors, Conveyancers and other Fee Earners drafting documents and letters
  • Advancing cases under supervision
  • General admin tasks such as photocopying and scanning documents
  • An ability to work as part of a team and possessing key organisational and communication skills is essential.  A friendly, professional and outgoing telephone manner is essential.
  • The caseload will include all matters relating to freehold and leasehold properties from instruction through to completion.
  • The successful applicant must have previous experience and knowledge of the conveyancing process
  • Be willing to gain new knowledge and skills to enable the department to progress.
  • Be willing to perform a variety of tasks to assist in any area of the business as the business needs require.


The above list is not exhaustive and other duties relevant to the post may from time to time be required. The post holder may be required to undertake any reasonable variation in duties and responsibilities that do not materially affect the character of the post.

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