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Job Title Conveyancing Assistant
Job Location Exeter
Department Private Client - Residential Property

The Role

We have an exciting new role for a Conveyancing Assistant looking to develop their career in a varied and busy Residential Property Department at our Exeter office on a full time and permanent basis. Joining one of the leading law firms in the South West, you'll be part of a friendly and supportive Residential Property team, providing essential support to our fee earners and dealing with daily administration tasks within the Department. You will be managing files in conjunction with our fee earners, including regular contact with Estate Agents, Solicitors, Brokers, and Clients, dealing with correspondence, enquiries, exchanging contracts and completing transactions. Strong organisation and communication skills, along with a flexible approach in order to balance day to day priorities, are essential for this role.

About you

With some prior experience of working in a busy office environment, you will be able to work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and maintaining accuracy in your work. With extensive client contact in this role, it is essential that you naturally understand and relate to clients' needs whilst delivering an outstanding service. You might have gained some previous conveyancing experience or perhaps have previously worked in a professional services environment, and possess a keen willingness to learn new skills.You will be a strong and effective communicator (both verbally and in your written work), and have a positive and proactive attitude to teamwork.

Whilst primarily, the role will be based at our Exeter office, it will be possible to offer a blend of home and office based working in the future.

About us

Working for Ashfords, you can expect to be provided with excellent training and development opportunities, in order to further your career in a stimulating yet supportive, forward thinking Firm. We're ambitious - for ourselves, and for our people - and want to support you to realise your full potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance in a great location. You'll also enjoy our range of flexible benefits, which include:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 23 days annual leave, all bank holidays plus your birthday off and an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with length of service.
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
  • Medicash: Health care cash plan for employees
  • Free gym in our Exeter office
  • Car sharing
  • Travel Loans (applicable after successful completion of the probationary period)