Conveyancing Paralegal/solicitor

Posted 17 May by Artemis Recruitment Consultants Ltd Easy Apply

Our client has two regional offices and have a very friendly family atmosphere, they are looking for an energetic Conveyancing Paralegal/Solicitor to support Conveyancing Partner and the Firm in growing its client base through the promotion and delivery of excellent service

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Previous experience as a Conveyancing Paralegal/Executive/Solicitor

Experience and proven knowledge of all aspects of residential conveyancing

Strong communication skills, especially when explaining complex legal documents to clients

Good numeracy

The ability to work under pressure

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

To handle residential property transactions from the initial client contact through to completion

Find an appropriate solution for prospective residential property clients and convert into new business

Draft contracts for freehold/leasehold sales

Deal with matter related enquiries

To be fully conversant with both registered and unregistered conveyancing work

Identify title issues, raising/dealing with enquiries for both registered and unregistered titles in both sales and purchase matters

Deal with all aspects of re-mortgage transactions

Deal with all aspects of transfer of equity including managing client and lender requirements

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Ensure that the Firm is compliant at all times in respect of lenders’ requirements relating to panel membership

Deal with planning enquiries as appropriate

Draft paperwork in respect of any anomalies arising during deeds of grant transactions

To proactively identify and initiate complementary services to add value to the client’s transaction, whether in conveyancing work or for other legal departments across the Firm

GENERAL:

To understand and comply always with the obligations set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and other relevant regulatory bodies, particularly Outcome Focused Regulation, Solicitors Accounts Rules and Conveyancing Quality Scheme requirements

To provide advice and assistance, to the level of competence and qualifications, to the Firm’s existing clients, whilst developing own client base

To work efficiently as a Fee Earner within the department with appropriate secretarial support

To utilise the Firm’s software system/s to best effect in order to manage own caseload

To record time and bill clients in line with agreed practice policy and charge out rates

To identify and initiate cross-selling opportunities

To exercise initiative and be proactive in business development

To ensure that outstanding client care is given at all times and to maintain a highly professional approach

To assist with the supervision of support staff within the department and encourage support staff in their development and training

To manage files methodically and efficiently and in accordance with SRA and other regulatory requirements and quality mark requirements

To undertake colleagues’ files reviews in a timely manner

To familiarise yourself with the Firm’s office manual and procedures manual

To familiarise yourself with the Firm’s Health and Safety policy

To ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation/information

To take responsibility for own personal and professional development and ensure compliance with any compulsory professional educational requirements

To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work commensurate with the role.

Required skills

  • Conveyancing
  • Legal

Reference: 35166299

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