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Residential Conveyancer (full time or part time)

Posted 19 January by Bowen Eldridge Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Featured Ended

A reputable local legal practice are seeking to appoint an additional Licenced Residential Conveyancer to add to their growing team. You will benefit from a great office environment, coupled with a friendly working team and onsite parking. To be considered for this opportunity you need to be able to demonstrate that you can handle your own caseload from inception to completion and enjoy the responsibility of ownership. The Residential Conveyancer will be supported by a stable team consisting of lawyers and support personnel. To be considered for this role you need to have gained previous Residential conveyancing experience within a legal practice and have gained your conveyancing licence or FILEX.

The Residential Conveyancer would have the opportunity to work full time or part time hours.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process and agree contracts, transfers, mortgages and leases and draw up all the documents that sellers and purchasers must sign during a transaction.

  • Advise clients on the technical content of the documents and their financial implications. You may act on behalf of the vendor or the purchaser, and in certain circumstances for both in the same transaction.

  • Researching information and communicating with clients and others in person, on the phone, by letter or by email;

  • using a computerised case management system, as more and more conveyancing tasks are now being done online;

  • taking instructions from clients;

  • seeking to protect clients' interests always, while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering;

  • sending terms of engagement and estimates of fees and disbursements;

  • obtaining or checking Land Registry documents or title deeds (if the land is unregistered);

  • drafting or checking sales contracts and agreeing terms with the conveyancer acting for the other party to the transaction;

  • collating and sending or checking supporting legal and financial documents;

  • exchanging contracts and completing the transaction;

  • dealing with all financial aspects of a transaction;

  • if the property is leasehold, obtaining the landlord's agreement to the sale or the change of mortgage and dealing with apportionments of rent and service charges.

  • Carrying out and checking pre-contract searches by checking whether the property is affected by local authority proposals, leases, easements or covenants, mortgages, land tax, susceptibility to flooding or subsidence, or liability for unsound building structures and repairs;

  • Receiving and checking mortgage instructions from lenders and undertaking specific tasks required;

  • preparing transfer and mortgage deeds;

  • receiving mortgage funds;

  • paying stamp taxes and dealing with the registration of client and lender with the Land Registry.

    Working part time or full time opportunity!!!!

Required skills

  • Conveyancing

Reference: 34270478

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