Conveyancing Assistant / Paralegal - all levels

Recruiter
PLS Solicitors
Location
Altrincham
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Dec 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time




Job Title




Conveyancing Legal Assistant (Full Time) – Altrincham Head Office







Reports to




Conveyancing Team Manager







Due to expansion we are now seeking to grow our Conveyancing Teams with the addition of a Conveyancing Assisant/Property Paralegal. The main aspect of the role is to support the Conveyancing Team Manager with all elements of the conveyancing transaction.






Duties




· You will deal effectively with clients and third parties over the telephone, in written correspondence and occasionally face to face, in order to provide advice and assistance


· You will be responsible for chasing various documentation, ID, mortgage offers and searches


· You will keep the case management system and any third party web sites up to date in real time


· You will ensure our clients and introducers of business receive the best possible service at times


· You will prepare required documentation as required with the conveyancing process


· You will prepare the completion packs for the accounts department, to include completion statements and invoices


· You will deal with post exchange matters as directed by your team manager


· You will be responsible for completions on the day of completion


· You will comply with all PLS Policies and procedure


· Any other administrative duties required to assist your team and other teams should the need arise







Essential Skills




· At least 1-3 years’ experience working as a Conveyancing Legal Assistant


· Strong administrative skills gained in an office environment


· Excellent attention to detail


· Good telephone manner


· Conversant in Microsoft office


· Highly organised


· Willingness to learn new skills


· Experience of using a case management system (we use Proclaim)







Benefits




· 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays


· Flexible Holiday Scheme


· Excellent opportunities to progress


· Free Parking


· Courtesy taxi from Navigation Road Tram Station for those using public transport


· Child Care Vouchers


· Eye Care Vouchers


· Pension


· Free Conveyancing for staff


· Social Committee who organise regular nights out