Legal Assistant – Residential Conveyancing

Location: Cockermouth
Closing Date: 13th November 2023
Hours: Full Time

Legal Assistant – Residential Conveyancing (Cockermouth)

Burnetts is fast becoming recognised as being one of the most progressive law firms in the North of England and have not only achieved awards for being a Great Place to Work in 2021, 2022 and 2023 but also hold the accreditation for being one of the UK wide ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ for a medium sized organisation too.

We are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to support our Residential Conveyancing team, based in our Cockermouth office, ideally full time, but part time hours would be considered.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will join our busy and friendly Conveyancing team and be able to demonstrate sound knowledge and experience of office administration, ideally in a legal environment.

Knowledge and experience of assisting with conveyancing matters is desirable but not essential as specific training will be provided as necessary.

The role will include:

  • General administrative tasks e.g. copying, scanning, file opening and archiving
  • Working with a case management system
  • Providing fee earner support
  • Liaising with Clients, Lenders, Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Post completion matters including registrations
  • Assisting with all aspects of a residential property transaction

The successful candidate will have a proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude to enable them to work closely with a team of legal fee earners on all aspects of this work. The ability to work as part of a team is therefore essential together with excellent communication, and IT skills.

What do we offer?

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate, in a forward-thinking law firm with a well-established client base. We are proud to be certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’. To read more about how great it is to work for us, please visit

Along with this we will provide you with a competitive salary, pension, 30 days holiday (exclusive of bank holidays) and Private Medical Health Insurance; in addition, we will even give you your birthday off every year too!

If this role sounds like the next step in your career, then please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to

Closing date: Monday 13th November 2023