Conveyancer - Commercial Property Team

Please note: No recruitment agencies. Direct applications only.

Frettens is looking for an experienced conveyancer, FCILEx or paralegal to join their Commercial Property Team in Christchurch.

You must have the ability to run a residential sale/purchase in its entirety from initial instruction through to the Land Registry application.

You must also have experience in dealing with leasehold transactions. Experience in dealing with the conveyancing of large property portfolios would be an advantage.

Core values - what we look for in all Frettens staff:

Someone who:

•Is IT literate and confident in learning new processes
•Is consistently friendly and approachable
•Doesn’t use jargon with clients
•Co-operates with colleagues from all teams
•Enjoys working as part of a team, helping and supporting others
•Has the ability to work calmly, even under pressure
•Takes personal pride in their work and responsibility for issues
•Maintains appropriate client contact

Essential qualities

We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:

•A conveyancer with experience in dealing with a variety of residential conveyancing and leasehold matters
•Excellent organisational and IT skills
•Ability to structure own workload, making best use of resources and time
•Ability to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
•Ability to self-motivate to meet / exceed targets
•Ability to adapt and respond to changes
•Focuses on detail, methodical, systematic and organised
•Shows initiative

Desirable talents

The following abilities would also be desirable:
•Generates new ideas, thinks of original solutions
•Anticipates client’s future needs, sees opportunities for other teams and makes suitable introductions
•Ability to meet new clients and win new business
•Ability to negotiate and influence

An Outstanding Place to Work

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

We are always on the look out for talented people to join our team in Christchurch or Ringwood.

Click here to see why our team love working here

Generous Benefits Package

Salary is negotiable dependent on your experience.

Along with a fantastic working environment, filled with great colleagues, we offer a generous benefits package, which includes:

  • Flexi-time (40% of our staff work non-standard hours)
  • Performance-related bonus for qualifying staff
  • Private healthcare 
  • Life insurance 
  • Pension contribution
  • Free/subsidised parking
  • Enhanced maternity pay for qualifying staff
  • Additional annual leave day on your birthday
  • Busy social calendar

For a full list of benefits, click here.


To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter to our Operations Manager, Cat Snow at