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Conveyancing Assistant - Bedford

We are looking to recruit an full time Residential Conveyancing Assistant to be based at our Bedford office

An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and well organised legal assistant in our friendly, well established and approachable residential property team.

Responsibilities include:

  • General administrative tasks
  • Prepare and submit quotes to clients 
  • Dealing with queries raised by clients, solicitors, lenders and estate agents
  • Provide client updates and monitor matter progression
  • Opening/closing files on the case management system, compliant with the firm’s AML and quality standards and SRA and CQS regulations
  • Experience of Leasehold transactions
  • Carry out searches online
  • Use Land Registry portal to submit registrations, replying to requisitions and ordering official copies, leases and title plans
  • Generate Stamp Duty Land Tax calculations and submit applications
  • Preparing and submitting bills, receipts and payments to the finance team for fee earners
  • Occasional reception cover

Requirements for this role include:

  • Preferably previous work experience as a conveyancing assistant
  • Satisfactory knowledge of day-to-day operations of a legal office
  • Advanced computer literacy (word, excel, outlook)
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Proficiency in English
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple activities and work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of the conveyancing process


  • Full Time 9:00 – 5:15
  • Immediate start available
  • Attractive salary dependent on experience
  • 26 days holiday + BHs
  • Pension scheme
  • Holiday bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities including support to study for professional qualifications
  • Firm funded eye tests

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Lisa Syrett - lisasyrett@hcbgroup.com