Conveyancing Assistant

£25000 - £26000 per annum

Managing this role

Gemma Eggleton

Principal Consultant 020 7759 7959

Gemma is a dedicated business support consultant with 13 years’ experience in temporary and permanent recruitment.  

For the majority of her recruitment career Gemma has specialised in the legal market and her expertise lies within recruiting legal business support staff for law firms in London, from boutique practices to the UK’s top 200. 

Gemma continuously strives to achieve the best outcomes for her candidates and clients and prides herself on her proactive nature and honest approach.

Conveyancing Assistant - Post Completions

City of London


Our client, a leading UK law firm, is seeking a Conveyancing Assistant to join their very busy, friendly and well-established team.

Duties will include:

  • Submitting Charge Registration applications to Companies House within prescribed time limits
  • Preparing and lodging SDLT returns and discharging SDLT due within prescribed time limits
  • Preparing and lodging AP1 and FR1 applications at the Land Registry within priority periods
  • Dealing with any requisitions within HMLR time - limits with assistance of fee-earners
  • Updating and responding promptly to any queries raised by mortgage lenders and clients on progress of registrations
  • Chasing Landlords and Management companies for receipts Notices of Assignment/charge and dealing with any further enquiries raised with assistance of fee-earner where necessary
  • Sending completed registrations and any necessary deeds/indemnity policies to clients and/or mortgage lenders
  • Updating the team on changes to the Registration process
  • Ensuring that the Land Registry portal terms and conditions are met when lodging applications
  • Managing the repayment of retentions on leasehold files
  • Highlighting to the Supervisor and/or Head of Department any case where there is a risk of removal from the lender panel or a negligence claim

Experience required:

  • Previous experience of Land Registry direct
  • Previous experience using stamp taxes online
  • Familiar with PLC and SearchFlow

Vacancy highlights

Full time hours (Monday - Friday, 9:00am -5:30pm)

If you're looking for an opportunity with a leading UK law firm, please contact Birchrose Associates to apply for this position.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.