Bradford 01274 350 800
Leeds 0113 849 4000
Huddersfield 01484 915 000

Conveyancer, Bradford

We are recruiting a Conveyancer in our busy Bradford office. 

The successful candidate will manage all legal aspects of buying and selling properties from the outset of a transaction through to completion to completion to provide an efficient service to clients.

ROLE OUTCOMES/DUTIES

  • Managing the conveyancing process including buying, selling, transfer of equity, remortgages, transfers, freehold and deeds of variation
  • Ensuring the timely transfer of monies between the buyer, seller and 3rd parties
  • Liaising with clients, 3rd party solicitors, banks and building societies, estate agents, Land Registry etc to ensure the smooth running of the process for all involved
  • Conducting all checks and searches
  • Drafting contracts, transfers, bills and statements
  • Overseeing the work of the support staff in the department
  • Dealing with routine correspondence and queries from the client and 3rd parties including agreeing completion dates
  • Supporting the department to build the business by developing and maintaining good relationships with clients
  • Networking, marketing and promoting the firm including referring clients to other departments

EXPERIENCE

  • Experienced conveyancer
  • Background of the residential conveyancing market

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

IT skills – essential

  • Use of case management system
  • Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Using Search provider eg TM Searches, HMRC portal, Land Registry portal etc

 Soft skills –essential

  •  Strong communication skills and a calm, and professional approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills including supporting clients throughout the transaction
  • Building and maintaining good working relationships with clients and 3rd parties on the telephone and face to face
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage client expectations
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills

Qualifications

  • English and Maths GCSE or equivalent - grade C and above – essential
  • Licenced conveyancer or Solicitor, ILEX or qualified by experience

COMPETENCIES/BEHAVIOURS 

We are client focussed

  • We listen and aim to understand our client’s business before we act
  • We provide pragmatic, commercial, cost effective advice tailored to the client’s needs
  • We are personable, approachable and relate to clients from all walks of life
  • We have the highest regard for our professional obligations

We build the business

  • We are proud to work for and represent Schofield Sweeney in the market
  • We work hard to build and maintain our reputation as a leading law firm
  • We develop the business through strong, long term partnerships with our clients
  • We provide the best possible service to our clients as a firm, not individuals

We work as a team 

  • We trust our colleagues’ competence and hard work
  • We respect and value diversity and difference in our colleagues
  • We help our colleagues to grow and develop their careers
  • We are professional and friendly
  • We take responsibility for our actions
  • We ask for help and support when we need it

We go the extra mile

  • We use our initiative to deliver the best result for our clients
  • We roll our sleeves up to help our colleagues
  • We aim to exceed our customer’s expectations

Please submit a CV and covering letter to recruitment@schofieldsweeney.co.uk