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Administrator (4603)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘we're legal and financial experts that care’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team of people working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs. Working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment.

We're always looking to support our colleagues to work in a way that works best for them and everyone else, including our clients, the business and the regulators. Please speak to one of our Talent Acquisition team to find out more.

We’re looking to add a Conveyancing Support Team Member to our Residential Property team to be based in Sheffield the role is on a hybrid basis, with a requirement to attend the office at least two to three times a week.

 

Our Team

Our Sheffield team specialises in all aspects of Residential Conveyancing, including sales, purchases, re-mortgages, transfer of equity, and complex title transactions. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality service and support to our clients throughout their property transactions.

Most of our work is based on our reputation and comes on a Private Client basis and from internal referrals from our full service Law Firm. Whilst we do work closely with estate agents and lenders, we do not work on a volume referral basis

Your Role and What You'll Be Doing
  • You will be the initial point of contact for new enquiries into the team and work closely with fee earners in preparing and providing cost quotations and information to potential new clients.
  • Opening files upon receipt of completed instruction forms and providing the Terms of Business to our clients.
  • Closing files and entering them into the database.
  • Completing deeds returns to clients and lenders following receipt of completed applications and managing deed requests from storage.
  •  Assisting the team with incoming calls, handling queries where possible, and referring calls to the relevant person. Being the first point of contact for our clients and potential new clients.
  • Opening and filing post in the correct manner.
  • Supporting home workers by printing letters in the office, scanning documents into the case management system, and filing original documents.
  •  Supporting fee earners on the day of completion by ensuring all funds are in, chasing lenders for mortgage advances, arranging payments, and liaising with all parties to complete the sale or purchase. Completing all letters and arranging for all payments along with SDLT submissions.

Whilst this is an entry level role, it is a great pathway into the team and practice area offering the potential to progress where business needs allow.

About You

We are seeking a candidate with administration experience who is keen to work in conveyancing. Experience in a conveyancing team is welcome but not essential as full training will be provided. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • A proactive approach and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to on own initiative and within a team.

We’re proud of our values, and we’re looking for people who share them.

  • To be pioneering with an imaginative outlook.
  • To be approachable and caring.
  • To be tenacious in the pursuit of our objectives.
  • To be efficient in the provision of our services.
Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You

 

  • 25 days holidays as standard plus bank holidays - You can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too.
  • Generous and flexible pension schemes.
  • Volunteering days – Two days of volunteering every year for a cause of your choice (fully paid)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering refunds on medical services alongside our Aviva Digital GP services.

We also offer a wide range of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace and to make sure you’re fully supported.  This includes our Flexible by Choice programme which gives our colleagues more choice over a hybrid way of working subject to role, team and client requirements.

We have been ranked in the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing for Large Organisations for 2024!

Our responsible business programmes are fundamental to who we are and our purpose. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish, and we have established a number of inclusion network groups across our business to support this aim. 

Our commitment to Social Responsibility, community investment activity and tackling climate change is a fundamental part of who we are. It’s made up of four strands: Our People, Our Community, Our Environment and Our Pro Bono.

 

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, colleagues, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

We carry out pre employment screening to establish your eligibility to work in the UK, criminal record and financial checks ­with our trusted 3rd parties.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


 
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Location
Sheffield
Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT
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We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

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  • Sub-Department:
    Residential Property
  • Sub-Division:
    Property
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    Sheffield
  • Salary:
    Competitive
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