Paralegal

Recruiter
Copperfield Recruitment Ltd
Location
Cobham
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Residential Paralegal

Hours:
Full time 38.5 hours per week (You will be required to devote to your position such additional hours as may be required from time to time to enable you to perform your duties and responsibilities properly.)

Summary

We are looking to recruit a Paralegal to join our highly regarded Residential Property team. To provide support and assist the residential development team on site acquisitions and the refinancing of development sites. Duties will include land registry applications, collating documents, chasing replies and instructions, and preparing title packs.

The successful candidate will be proactive, and committed to offering first class services to the clients. A good academic record and previous experience within residential property is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help the team with residential property matters.

  • Working directly with clients and partners and assisting the property team

  • Assist with post exchange aspects of purchase and sale transactions and see them through to completion.

  • Assist with all aspects of post completion matters including registration and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) applications

Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 12 months good solid experience in handling residential conveyancing matters
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with some previous experience of drafting and effective management of client expectations.
  • Capable of carrying out direction from senior members of the team.
  • Willingness to get involved and act as a team player on client matters and provide general departmental support.
  • Advanced IT skills with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Excellent file management skills and able to work efficiently under pressure
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable; capable of meeting financial targets
  • A personable and confident manner
  • An organised and accurate approach to work, with effective prioritising skills
Qualifications

  • Ideally have completed the GDL or LPC, although this is not essential.


PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU LIVE WITHIN A COMMUTABLE DISTANCE OF THIS LOCATION.

Please note your CV will be reviewed against the vacancy criteria and we will contact you within one week if we wish to progress your application any further.

Copperfield Recruitment Ltd are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy and are an equal opportunities employer.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80907312

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