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Conveyancing Assistant

  • Job reference: HN0108CAB
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Support Staff
Job description: Location: Liverpool
Role: Conveyancing Assistant
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000

A brilliant opportunity for a Conveyancing Assistant to join a top commercial law firm in Liverpool. The opportunity is for a Conveyancing Assistant to join the Post-completions team.
The firm are ranked amongst the Top 100 Commercial UK law firms and operate at a very high standard. Anyone who joins the firm will recognise the importance they place on culture and working environment. Although they work on high value and complex cases, they encourage a relaxed and friendly approach.

The following services are undertaken by the Post Completion team:-

*Opening both an electronic and (empty) paper file upon receipt of e-mail instructions from fee earner
*Diarising the SDLT deadline and OS search expiry date
*Adding new instruction to post completion schedule
*Preparation of SDLT calculations and returns for client approval (* also see below)
*Sending SDLT return to client for approval and requesting payment (if not already requested by fee earner) - this includes explaining how any tax has been calculated, and providing guidance notes on the potential need for further returns on rent reviews/holding over, and also whether any relief claimed could be repayable.
*Submission of SDLT return and payment of tax if applicableD
*Preparation of electronic Land Registry application forms
*Diarising cancellation dates when Land Registry requisitions are received and asking for extensions if necessary.
*Maintaining the Task List to check on submitted Land Registry applications ( to check that they have not been cancelled by Land Registry in error)
*On receipt of the completed application from Land Registry, briefly checking that the transaction has been registered in the name of the client or leases noted, easements registered against superior title and that the plan matches that in the lease/TP1.
*Updating Post completion schedule, and saving electronic completed documents into worksite
*When time permits, the team will help out and deal with any Land Registry requisitions regardless of their nature, providing the team is able to do so.
*Providing SDLT advice to fee earners, including performing more complex calculations.


Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.
*Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Harry Northrop on
01772 208969 or email harry.northrop@servicecarelegal.com.

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*We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this position and we manage to place them into work. Contact Harry Northrop with referrals.