Job description


Conveyancing Secretary (0502)

The Role

The Residential Property team at Irwin Mitchell is going from strength to strength and we are currently looking to recruit an experienced Residential Property Team Secretary to join our Newbury team. This team deals with high-net-worth residential sales and acquisitions for individuals and onshore/offshore trust structures as well as financial institutions. The team is very highly thought of and is headed up by Garrath Reayer who is widely acknowledged as an expert in his field.

Working as a Team Conveyancing Secretary, your role will be to provide high quality support to the residential property team. Within your role, you will be tasked with general administrative work as well as completing some simple conveyancing tasks including chargeable work for clients.

Given the nature of the role, you must be highly-organised and able to handle working in fast-paced, pressurised and technically challenging environment. In order that the team continue to provide an exceptional service to their clients, you must ensure that all documentation is updated and recorded as required, diaries are kept up to date as well as ensuring that all papers are collated and prepared ahead of key meetings. You will also assist with billing and matter management, document production and work to mitigate risk by monitoring team compliance with the SRA code of conduct.

You will be an excellent communicator; acting as a point of contact for clients as well as being able to work in a collaborative and helpful way with your team. You must have an excellent standard of written English and high standards of presentation when preparing and proof-reading documentation relating to client matters. Using your experience in a similar role, you will work to continually improve processes to ensure that the team continues to work in the most efficient and productive way possible.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded team as well as to become part of a wider nationally successful presence. If you are professional, driven and efficient, we would love to hear from you.


The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

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, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

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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Mercantile House, 18 London Road, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom, RG14 1JX
  • Business Area:
    Private Wealth
  • Team:
    Residential Property
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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