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Conveyancing Legal Executive Apprentice TILLY BAILEY & IRVINE LLP

The purpose of this role is to provide an element of fee-earning support to the Senior Conveyancing Executive and to develop knowledge and skills under their supervision. A graduate degree is required given the nature of the role.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Main duties and requirements

  • Prepare contracts on sale files and issue contract packs to buyers’ Solicitors.
  • Request redemption statements.
  • Prepare search reports.
  • Send enquiries to clients and reply to enquiries on sale files.
  • Prepare mortgage offer.
  • Prepare transfers.
  • Assist in providing updates to clients, Solicitors and Estate Agents.
  • Develop skills in order to competently draft non-standard correspondence.
  • Attend to clients, both in person and on the telephone, and provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the Firm’s standards for client care.
  • Make appointments and arrange meetings as needed.
  • Ensure documents are saved in accordance with departmental procedures and files are kept up to date on a daily basis.
  • Ensure client details are accurate and kept up to date on both electronic and paper files.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines as and when required; this may involve some flexibility in working hours and occasional overtime where deadlines need to be met.
  • Provide guidance to new and temporary staff when required to do so.
  • Undertake any specific training when required by the Firm and take responsibility for self-development.
  • Ensure client confidentiality of all the Firm’s and the Firm’s clients’ information and documentation.
  • To contribute as a team member and provide sickness and other absence cover for other members of the team when required.
  • To contribute as a team member in the continual review of efficiencies within the department.
  • Update referrers, electronic update spreadsheets and portals.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 6 Chartered Legal Executive at Bede Sixth Form College.
  • Functional Skills Maths & English, if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

An opportunity for a full-time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Self-motivation, Customer focus, Flexibility, Confidentiality, Proactive, Able to work independently, Experience of Microsoft Office, Confident


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
Other Law degree (Grade Second class honours or above) Essential

About the employer

We can trace our heritage back 175 years to our Hartlepool roots. We have expanded and developed considerably over the years including the addition of offices in Stockton-on-Tees, Barnard Castle and Wynyard, but continue to uphold traditional values of courtesy, integrity and friendliness whilst providing clients with a cost effective and personal service. We provide expert advice in all legal areas as all of our staff specialise in their individual fields. Clients feel that they are being listened to and are valued. They ultimately have peace of mind in our knowledge and expertise. We build long term relationships with our clients and provide a full service covering all legal issues which may arise throughout your personal and business life.




York Chambers

York Road


TS26 9DP

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Training provider



Anna Harper

07436 795883

Apprenticeship standard

Chartered legal executive

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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