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Post Exchange & Post Completions Assistant – Sidcup

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Post Exchange & Post Completions Assistant to provide support to our Conveyancing team in Sidcup to ensure fee earning targets are met.

About the Company

Burtons Solicitors has been a part of the local community for over 40 years and understands the value of a personal, friendly and professional service. We offer a fresh approach and work hard to maintain loyalty and trust.

As a local firm, we are able to get to know our clients and tailor our expertise to meet their requirements. Our excellent staff are approachable and ensure we are always available for our clients, looking after matters promptly and efficiently.

Key Tasks

  • Dealing with post exchange correspondence
  • Requesting mortgage funds
  • Setting matters up for completion
  • Obtaining priority searches and carrying out bankruptcy searches
  • Preparation of completion and apportionment statements
  • Dealing with all post completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms, AP1 and FR1 applications
  • Responsible for SDLT returns and discharges
  • Charge Registration applications to Companies House
  • Service of all appropriate notices and obtaining certificates of compliance and dealing with
    share transfer for leasehold and managed property
  • Promptly addressing Requisitions and keeping lenders updated on registration delays
  • Liaising with clients, solicitors and estate agents by email and telephone
  • Updating online lender platforms (LMS and Lender Exchange)
  • Ensuring all correspondence and documents are accurately filed in a case management system
  • General office duties including dealing with post and scanning

About You

  • At least 2 years’ experience within a residential conveyancing department
  • Conscientious, self-driven and a quick learner
  • Well organised and excellent administrative and communication skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Friendly and professional attitude
  • Excellent IT skills – capable of using the firm’s case management system and working in a paperless office


Location: Sidcup, Kent (office-based) Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5.30pm

Please note: Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

How to apply for the role of Post Exchange & Post Completions Assistant – Sidcup: Please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to

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