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Conveyancing Assistant

Employer
Interlink Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Oct 2021

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Sector
Legal
Salary Band
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Residential Property Assistant / Paralegal to join an established national law firm's Residential Property department in Bedford.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be joining the firm's Residential Property department as a Residential Property Assistant / Paralegal to assist the Fee Earner's in their Bedford office. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Dealing with queries raised by clients, solicitors, lenders and estate agents, whether face to face, by telephone or by email.
  • Making detailed attendance notes of all correspondence
  • Opening/closing files including AML checks, keeping files updated with correspondence (electronic and hard copy) and ensuring compliance with SRA regulations, Lexcel and firm procedures.
  • Administrative support (including photocopying and scanning etc)
  • Audio typing
  • Preparing quotes to clients and drafting completion statements
  • Assist Fee Earner in preparing report on title, report on mortgage and search report for clients
  • Raising enquiries and replying to requisitions
  • Carry out searches online
  • Use Land Registry portal to submit registrations, replying to requisitions and ordering official copies, leases and title plans
  • Generate Stamp Duty Land Tax calculations and submit applications
  • Drafting forms such as AP1s and TP1s
  • Preparing and submitting bills, receipts and payments to the finance team for fee earners

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Previous experience as a Conveyancing Assistant / Secretary / Paralegal
  • Strong IT Skills including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of case management software
  • Excellent administrative and organisation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding and interest in the conveyancing process

Benefits:
  • 25 days holiday as well as bank holidays
  • Attractive salary dependent on experience.
  • Monthly holiday bonus scheme (extra days holiday for each monthly income target achieved for region)
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities


If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Zoe Alexander for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful
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