We have a fantastic opportunity for a Residential Conveyancing Paralegal to join a reputable, friendly law firm based in Lewisham!
The firm are a reputable, local team of experienced legal professionals who pride themselves on providing exceptional service to both individuals and businesses.
You will be supporting the Residential Conveyancing Property department by preparing legal correspondence and documents as well as organising and maintaining files.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Dealing with a file opening process including AML procedures
Asking relevant questions to enable the gathering of information for the purpose of providing an estimate of costs
Sending an appropriate client care letter with ToB and all relevant questionnaire forms
Applying for a management information pack for leasehold properties
Preparing contract pack on a sale
Applying for searches on a purchase
Typing reports on searches prepared by the team leader
Reporting to the client on their mortgage offer
Typing a title report to the client prepared by the team leader
Exchanging contracts, where necessary synchronising exchange of contracts on a sale and a purchase
Dealing with all post exchange work such as transfer deed, requisitions on title, redemption figure, mortgage deed, certificate of title, bankruptcy and Land Registry searches, apportionments on a sale, bill and financial statement
Post completion, deal with SDLT return, AP1 including any RX forms, certificates of compliance, notices of transfer and charge
Reporting registration to the client, refunding on account monies and closing the fileRequirements
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in residential conveyancing and will be familiar with transactions from start to finish whilst working under the supervision of a team leader.
Further desirable attributes include:
Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent organisational skills
Should be a team playerIf you're looking for an opportunity within a well-established local firm please contact Birchrose Associates to apply for this position.
Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK