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Careers

There are two starkly contrasting approaches to working life: the first is where a job is simply a way to earn a living: no emotional involvement is invested in what they do or who they work with. The second approach is when a career means everything: they are able to progress quickly, earn more and feel fulfilled. 

The majority of people find themselves falling somewhere in between: they want opportunities to progress and the opportunity to earn more. but they also respect the values of their employer. They expect loyalty from their employer and feel that cover is provided during their holidays. Overall they need to feel that their employer treats them with respect.

You take your job seriously and so do we. Ison Harrison offers a friendly and positive environment to work in where everyone is treated with respect. Our employees are expected to work very hard but we also make sure they are rewarded for it. 

For any enquiries relating to job vacancies or work experience placements, please contact Anne-Marie O'Hagan on 0113 284 5139 or email hr@ih.co.uk

  • Conveyancer/Executive – Huddersfield

    A vacancy has arisen for a residential property conveyancer, based at our Huddersfield office.

    The role involves managing a busy caseload of sale and purchase matters from file opening to completion. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of freehold and leasehold transactions and be able to work with minimum supervision once trained on our Case Management System and processes. They will also be motivated and able to create a solid client base in and around the area and will pride themselves on delivering a first class service throughout the entire conveyancing process.

    Job Description 

    Dealing with matters at all stages, from taking the client’s initial instructions through to archiving, in accordance with office and accounts procedures.

    • Taking instructions from clients and advising accordingly.
    • Obtaining and preparing file documentation.
    • Billing files and obtaining monies due to the firm from the clients and other parties.
    • Delegated supervisory responsibilities as and when required
    • Maintaining legal knowledge and skills
    • Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures
    • Contributing to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
    • Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm

    Key Skills:

    • Ability to deal with technical details and to express solutions to complex legal issues in a concise and customer-friendly way
    • Literate and numerate.
    • Ability to present and argue a case orally and in writing.
    • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of each team.
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Ability to work as a member of a team
    • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner
    • Good keyboard skills
    • Sound technical conveyancing knowledge
    • Windows, Word and Excel
    • Solicitors Code of Conduct

    Experience:

    • 3+ years’ experience at a similar level

    Other:

    • Flexible and ‘can do’ attitude
    • Excellent written English to produce documents for the clients, court and other parties.
    • Good spoken English to resolve telephone enquiries.
    • Satisfactory absence record or sound justification for high absenteeism.
    • Able to promote the image of the firm

    Salary:

    The salary for this role will be based on experience, therefore please indicate your current salary and expectations for this position.

    Location:

    Huddersfield

    Ison Harrison is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any grounds other than the ability to carry out the job specification.

    Job Type: Full-time


  • Conveyancing Assistant – Pudsey/York

    We are currently recruiting for two Conveyancing Assistant to join our busy Pudsey and York office on a full-time basis. 

    The role is very client focused and the successful candidate will pride themselves on delivering a professional, helpful and friendly service.

    Experience in residential conveyancing is essential as we would ideally want the applicant to hit the ground running. They will be a quick and accurate worker and be able to follow instructions carefully while dealing with a high volume of work. There will be a great deal of client contact, both face to face and on the telephone, so a good level of spoken English and a professional, friendly manner are essential. The successful applicant will be a team player with a flexible, ‘can-do’ attitude and experience in both sale and purchase matters.

    Responsibilities:

    • Opening new files and inputting new instructions onto the Case Management system and producing relevant letters and documents
    • Updating the Case Management system in accordance with team procedures as the matter progresses
    • Dealing with incoming post where appropriate
    • Dealing with telephone enquiries where possible or taking messages for colleagues
    • Filing, billing, faxing, photocopying, sorting post and archiving
    • Maintain diaries and make appointments when required
    • General administration duties for the office and firm
    • Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment
    • Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures
    • Any other duties which from time to time are required by the firm

    Key Skills:

    • Good keyboard skills
    • Literate and numerate
    • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of the team
    • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
    • A flexible and adaptable approach to work
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Ability to work as a member of a team

    Experience:

    • Experience in a similar fast-paced role
    • 12 months experience in conveyancing

    Salary:

    The salary for this role will be based on experience, therefore please indicate your current salary and expectations for this position.

    Location:

    Pudsey, York 

    Ison Harrison is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on any grounds other than the ability to carry out the job specification.

    Job Type: Full-time

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