Conveyancing Assistant – Banbury or Bicester Office

Position: Conveyancing Assistant
Department: Residential Property
Banbury or Bicester
Reporting to: Residential Property Manager
Team: Team of 22 (​Banbury Office)/ Team of 5 (Bicester)
Terms/Hours: Full time. Monday to Friday 9.00-5.30pm
Salary and Benefits: (Competitive) - Depending on experience, Free Car Parking, Group Life cover, Long service awards, Annual pay reviews, Company sick pay, Pension.

The Role

A new opportunity has arisen to work with a Legal 500 firm. We are looking to recruit an experienced Conveyancing Assistant to work in our busy Residential Property department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years experience of assisting a Conveyancer and dealing with all types of residential property transactions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting your Fee Earner in the management of their caseload
  • Carrying out electronic ID checks on all clients and ensure these meet the required standard for AML
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Sending Terms and Conditions of Business, estimates of fees and disbursements
  • Carrying out OS2 and Bankruptcy searches and ensuring these remain in date
  • Collating and sending or checking supporting documents
  • Carrying out and checking pre-contract searches
  • Receiving and checking mortgage instructions from lenders and undertaking specific tasks required
  • Dealing with telephones calls from clients, estate agents and Solicitors
  • Giving Quotes both verbally and by email to prospective clients.
  • Carrying out any additional administration required during the conveyancing transaction.

Person Specification

  • Strong administration and organisational skills
  • Works well as a member of a team
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Has a flexible, ‘can-do’ approach
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Punctual, honest and trustworthy
  • Excellent communication and client service skills
  • Understands requirements under Data Protection Act
  • Understands confidential nature of the environment
  • Patient and able to work under pressure

About the team

Our Residential Conveyancing team have extensive expertise in conveyancing for all types of residential property transactions. Areas of expertise that we excel in include help-to-buy properties, retirement homes; freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, re-mortgages and new build and self build properties. Our clients range from first-time buyers, through to highly experienced property developers and we are proud to consistently achieve an extremely high level of client satisfaction.

Our clients often praise our service level, describing it as being a ‘drama free, thoroughly professional service. Faultless expertise and accurate estimates ’.

About Spratt Endicott

As a Top Tier Legal 500 firm, we have teams of specialist lawyers who help to protect our clients and their families, grow their business and achieve their personal goals. The firm takes pride in its solid reputation for excellence, and passion for developing the team’s expertise. We place high emphasis on the quality of our advice, our first class service and friendly professionals across our six offices. We are also fully supported by our service departments including Marketing, IT, Accounts, HR, Office Services and Compliance.

Working at Spratt Endicott

We can offer you a rewarding career built on continued growth, diversity and achieving the highest standards. You will be working in a collaborative, friendly, extended family environment that values its 145 employees, is BSI and Investors in People Accredited together with holding an enviable staff retention record.

Our Head offices are based in Banbury, with easy access by train, road, (just off M40) to surrounding areas, London, Birmingham and Oxford. We have three further offices in Bicester, Brackley and Buckingham. Our offices are a mixture of attractive modern and Grade II listed buildings, with the latest technology in IT and Communication systems.

What do we offer?

We offer competitive salaries, family friendly policies and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee Welfare Programme
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • Pension scheme
  • 23 days plus bank holidays per annum (growing with service to 28 days plus bank holidays)
  • Free conveyancing and discounts on legal advice
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Sponsorship for professional qualifications
  • Free parking
  • Eye Tests/Flu jabs
  • Group Life cover
  • Income Protection

How to Apply

To apply please forward a covering letter including your salary expectations together with your CV  to Carole Carbery, HR Manager, ccarbery@se-law.co.uk or contact Carole directly on 01295 204047.

Spratt Endicott is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who applies to or works for the company is treated equally, whatever their gender, race, age, ethic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.



We may not have any vacancies ​to suit you at the minute, but if you send us your CV and covering letter we will keep you in mind if any suitable roles arise in the future. If you would like any further information, please email ​ccarbery@se-law.co.uk.

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