File closing administrators – Conveyancing – North End office

The Firm

Biscoes is a well established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast and Isle of Wight. We pride ourselves in providing a professional approach in a friendly environment.

The role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for two file closing administrators working in residential property. Supporting them in all day to day activities to include typing of correspondence, scanning of important documents, using Land Registry Portal (and other online applications) and ensuring that all files are kept in order and compliant with CQS and Lexcel quality standards. Although the roles are based our Portsmouth office it may involve the successful candidates having to travel to provide cover in other offices therefore a degree of flexibility will be required.

The Ideal Candidate

A legal secretary who is pro-active, has excellent client care skills, the ability to work on their own initiative and has the following:

Previous experience of conveyancing procedures

Strong and efficient secretarial and admin skills

High level of attention to detail

Excellent organisational skills

Good telephone manner

Fast, accurate typing ability

IT literate – Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook

Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality

Experience of using a case management system (although not essential as training will be provided)

Salary & Benefits: Competitive depending on experience, flexible holiday policy, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox.

This is a permanent position working 35 hours per week.

Equal Opportunities

We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.

Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisite criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job is appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role profile.

Applications: By email to Debbie Brown, with CV and brief covering email.

Closing date: Friday 02nd August 2019


Work Experience Students

If you would like to request to join us for a period of work experience, please apply by email with a covering letter and CV to Debbie Brown HR Manager 

Please provide dates for your availability to complete your work experience together with legal disciplines that are of interest to you. We will email to acknowledge receipt of your application and may require you to attend an interview prior to selection. Once your application has been considered and if you are successful you will be notified and given a work experience placement date.