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Legal Assistant - Conveyancing & Private Client - Evesham

We are looking to recruit an full time Legal Assistant to work within our Private Client and Residential Property teams at our Evesham Office. 

Responsibilities include:

  • 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
  • General administrative tasks
  • Prepare and submit quotes to clients and drafting completion statements
  • Check mortgage offers and prepare reports with supervision. 
  • Experience of Leasehold transactions
  • To be able to prepare apportionment statements for leasehold properties
  • Carry out searches online
  • Checking and reporting on searches with supervision
  • Working towards checking freehold title and raising enquiries with supervision
  • 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
  • Responsible for the organisation, safe custodian and release of Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney’s, Probates and other associated legal documents
  • Attend to clients both in person and on the telephone in a manner in keeping with the firm’s high standard of client care
  • 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
  • Attractive salary dependent on experience
  • 25 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