We are a legal and professional services group, with over 580 professional advisers. We support more than 5,700 active clients, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to private individuals, in the UK and beyond. We proudly won ‘UK Law Firm of the Year’ at The British Legal Awards 2019.

Forward thinking and straight talking, our approach is to find solutions to the problems that our clients face.

The Team

Our Housebuilding Team specialises in residential development – and nothing else.

With over 230 specialists, we have the largest residential development team in the UK offering a complete acquisition to disposal service. The team acts for national and regional housebuilders, promoters and institutional landowners on new residential developments of up to 6,500 new homes.

Each of our plot sales hubs in the South, the Midlands and the North on average handle approximately 4,000 plots sales per annum. Each Plot Sales Hub comprises four teams who work together to support plot sale transactions: site set up; plot sales; part exchange; and infrastructure.

Within our hubs, our plot sales team has 135 experts who work exclusively for housebuilder clients on conveyancing work. Each conveyancer is focused on delivering a high level of service that place clients front and centre. We invest in our people, recruiting and retaining the best in the market. We work hard in creating an enjoyable workplace culture that encourages the sharing of knowledge and experience; requires regular training on the law and developments in the sector.

The Role – Duties & Responsibilities

This role will sit within our Plot Sales department in Guildford. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our conveyancers in the plot sales process who act for our housebuilder clients.

Required tasks will include; entering data on to our case management system, assisting with the preparation of standard letters and documents, maintaining excel spreadsheets to keep track of deposit monies coming in and chasing up where these are overdue.

In addition successful candidates will submit searches, Land Registry applications and SDLT forms and prepare bills/invoices and carry out instructions given to them by the fee earners in the team

The role will also involve completing general administration duties such as photocopying, filing and general file management.

Key Skills & Experience

Our successful candidate will be a very personable, energetic and confident individual who has excellent administration and organisation skills.

They will have their own workload, be able to work with minimal supervision, manage their own time and develop and maintain client relationships.

A good telephone manner is essential as the successful candidate will be involved with calling our clients and external agencies.