Property Assistant

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Domestic Property
Location: Beverley

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Property Assistant to join the Domestic Property department in our Beverley office.

The Firm

Wilkin Chapman is one of the largest law firms in Lincolnshire and South and East Yorkshire regions, with an unrivalled breadth and depth of expertise and experience.

We are distinguished by our approachability, innovation and commitment to providing the best service we can to our clients along with achieving and maintaining quality standards.

We believe that this quality, service-led approach is also reflected by the number of accreditations and recommendations that the firm regularly achieves with the UK's leading legal directories, such as Legal 500, Chambers UK and is ranked 111 in The Lawyer UK’s top 200 law firms by turnover. 

The Role

The successful applicant will provide administrative support for the team, setting files up for completion, dealing with stamp duty returns, liaising with various outside contacts and assisting with routine enquiries.

Duties will include
  1. Assisting and when required taking responsibility for files/parts of files as requested by the conveyancing team, particularly the post completion documents for registration.

  2. If necessary, liaising with clients on files and dealing with routine and difficult enquiries professionally and promptly to the complete satisfaction of the client. Seeking advice and guidance where necessary.

  3. Assisting with routine enquiries from telephone callers and visitors effectively, efficiently and professionally.

  4. Conveying messages clearly, quickly and accurately.

  5. Assisting designated fee earners in the daily running of the conveyancing department to include contact with estate agents, clients, solicitors and outside agents.

  6. The drafting of documents including completion statements, accounts, letters and general domestic conveyancing work.

Skills Required

Successful applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven ability to be able to work accurately and under pressure

  • An ability to show initiative and establish positive working relationships with colleagues

  • Excellent communication and client care skills

  • Excellent organisation and administration skills

  • Competent IT user

  • An eye for detail

  • Understanding and adoption of the Firm’s values and behaviours. 
Equal Opportunities

Wilkin Chapman is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religious practice or any other perceived differences.  We are an armed forces friendly employer.

Our Values

All that we do is shaped by our five values: Service, Teamwork, Approachability, Innovation and Commitment to achieving results. These values are the bedrock of Wilkin Chapman, they define who and what we are - they underpin everything that we do. For more information on our values, please click here.

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