24 May, 2022

Conveyancing Assistant - Residential Real Estate Colchester

  • Birkett Long
  • Colchester, UK
Full time Conveyancer Support Professionals

Job Description

Conveyancing Assistant - Residential Real Estate


Colchester Office


The Firm

Birkett Long Solicitors are redefining what it means to be a Lawyer.  Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.


We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice.


The Role

We have a vacancy for an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to join our busy and well respected Residential Real Estate team. The position is full-time and based in our Colchester office and, subject to work commitments, there will be the opportunity for some working from home, if desired, in line with the Firm’s working from home guidelines.



The Department

You will join the dedicated and fast paced Residential Real Estate team which provides a wide range of specialist property services to include:


  • sales and purchase of leasehold and freehold property;
  • re-mortgages;
  • equity release;
  • new build/plots;
  • tenancy agreements;
  • transfer of equity.



The Candidate

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Conveyancing Assistant to deliver a proactive, legal support service to our highly regarded Lawyers within the team.  The candidate will have at least one years previous conveyancing assistance experience or legal secretarial assistance within a residential property environment. This is mandatory to enable all correspondence and documents to be produced to the required standard and on time.  


You will understand how a property file runs from beginning to end and take responsibility for the file efficiently to include searches, enquiries, drafting contracts and all matters from post exchange prior to completion.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Professional work attitude
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own




Agents please note that we work with a PSL and whilst we consider each candidate and application, please ensure that CV’s are only directed to our HR department. Please refrain from contacting Birkett Long employees.  


Staff Type

Business Support Staff



Competitive Salary



Residential Conveyancing

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