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CAREERS AT MJP CONVEYANCING

Introduction

Bring your talent to MJP Conveyancing and your career to life. We're a fast-growing residential conveyancing practice with a reputation for working creatively and collaboratively to help our clients stay one step ahead.

Supportive, flexible and open-minded, MJP Conveyancing is the ideal place to progress your career – whatever stage you're at. If, like us, you're commercially astute with a can-do approach, we'll encourage you to keep learning, embracing opportunity and making things happen.

We never become complacent, we are always looking to see how we can use technology to improve communication, work flows and client relations. We always like to be at the cutting edge of conveyancing.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant


MJP Conveyancing are recruiting for a highly organised and dedicated person to provide legal administrative support for our successful and accomplished residential conveyancing team in Norwich.

We are not your traditional conveyancing firm and embrace technology in a bid to make the process more efficient for ourselves and for our clients. The ideal candidates will receive full, on the job training in relation to our case management system and our processes and will be supported by qualified supervisors.

We value hard working and enthusiastic individuals. This role can be demanding at times given we are a very busy firm, so the ideal candidate will be able to work at a fast pace and organise their work load well when under pressure. Attention to detail is also essential, as is the need to maintain a professional attitude at all times with a strong focus on client care.

In return we offer a competitive salary and performance related bonuses, amongst many other benefits including an extra day off for your birthday!

The role will include the following:

  • Drafting and checking documents.
  • Collating and sending client’s legal and/or financial documents.
  • Communicating with clients and/or third parties via email and over the phone.
  • Assisting with answering the phone as and when required.

Job requirements

  • Candidates must be educated to at least GCSE-level standard.
  • Previous experience of working within the legal sector or at a conveyancing firm providing secretarial/administrative support is desirable, but not essential. If you are able to demonstrate other relevant transferrable skills in your CV then these will also be considered.

The benefits:

In addition to your basic salary we offer 20 days holiday and free life insurance. For this position the basic salary will be between £15,000-£16,000 per annum dependant on experience.

Additional information

As part of our on-boarding background checks made we will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, a DBS check will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

If you wish to apply please send a full CV and details of why you consider you are suitable for this position to danielle.thomson@mjpconveyancing.com.


Paralegal


MJP Conveyancing are looking for Trainee Paralegals and experienced conveyancing personnel to join our award-winning team based at our modern Norwich office.

We value hardworking, dedicated and perseverant individuals and in return offer a competitive salary, training and development opportunities and performance-related bonuses amongst many other benefits!

The ideal candidate will have graduated with a Law Degree, or have experience working in Conveyancing and will be used to working under pressure given that we are an extremely busy firm. Good customer service skills are also incredibly important as we are a firm that has high client care standards.

We are not your traditional Conveyancing firm and embrace technology in a bid to make the process more efficient for ourselves and for our clients. The ideal candidate will receive full, on the job training in relation to the system and our processes and will be supported by the Team Leader and colleagues.

The main duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Communicating with clients and others in person, on the phone, by letter or by email;
  • Using our bespoke case management system to update clients and third parties
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Seeking to protect clients' interests at all times, while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering;
  • Drafting or checking sales contracts and agreeing terms with the conveyancer acting for the other party to the transaction
  • Collating and sending or checking supporting legal and financial documents;
  • Dealing with financial aspects of a transaction such as statements and payments to third parties.
  • Mortgage reporting
  • Our brand-new Norwich office is based on Thorpe Road which is walking distance from the city centre and close to several transport links making it a central and contemporary work space.

Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience.

As part of our on-boarding background checks made we will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, a DBS check will also be undertaken.

If you wish to apply please send a full CV and details of why you consider you are suitable for this position to danielle.thomson@mjpconveyancing.com.

*If you do not hear from us within two weeks of applying, your application should be deemed unsuccessful.



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69 - 75 Thorpe Road,
Norwich, NR1 1UA
Phone: 01603 877066 or 01603 877067
FAX: 01603 230125
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*MJP Conveyancing LTD is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority – SRA No. 590889 http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page.

MJP Conveyancing Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales Registered No: 8026741 VAT Number: 157917571. A full list of the directors is available upon request. We use the word 'Partner' to refer to a Director of the Limited Company, or any employee or consultant with equivalent standing and qualification. Equality and Diversity Policy Equality and Diversity Policy Statement for Clients * - In calculating this we measure the average time it takes to reach the stage of exchange ( not the date you actually move in which is known as the completion date) from the date we receive the contract from the sellers solicitors or from when we send the contract to the buyers solicitors. This period can be longer when delays arise which are not within our control. We cannot guarantee that we can achieve this average turnaround time in all transactions. This turnaround time does not apply to leasehold and leasehold and new build transactions.