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Residential Property Paralegal

Posted 3 January by Ritz Recruitment Ltd Ended

Residential Property Paralegal
Manchester City Centre
Salary: £19,000 + 5% Bonus and Excellent benefits
Hours: 9am - 5.30pm

My client, a leading and well-respected Manchester law firm is seeking an experienced Residential Property Paralegal. You will be working under the guidance and supervision of our client's Residential Property Partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting a solicitor with caseloads of residential sales and developer plot sales from instruction by the client to completion with potential for assisting in purchase and refinance transactions
  • Updating solicitors and/or partners in the team on progression of all matters on a regular basis
  • Drafting and amending relevant documents, i.e. Contracts, Transfer Deeds
  • Undertaking various searches for each property and check the results of the searches for any adverse information
  • Completing all relevant checklists
  • Ensuring that requisite documents are signed on completion, i.e. legal charge, declaration of mortgagee(s), transfer deeds
  • Attending to post completion formalities, undertaking all registrations and dealing with any issues raised as a result
  • General administration, i.e. photocopying and filing
  • Opening and closing files on Case Manager and ensuring that the paper file is also opened or closed
  • Anti-Money Laundering checks to include checking on our client's database if already a current client or if new client; requesting the relevant identification by sending a letter or telephone call asking for the information
  • Chasing up clients, lenders and other solicitors to ensure progression of each matter and that deadlines are met by using the electronic diary
  • On occasions, helping the Registrations Department with post completion of files on all matters in the Commercial Property department
  • Responsible for own time recording
  • Preparing bills and completion statements, using the client ledgers on the Case Management System

You should be an experienced conveyancing paralegal used to working in a busy department. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading Manchester law firm and work with a great group of people!

In the first instance please apply by forwarding your CV, however, preference will be given to those who then follow up with a phone call.

Please contact Vicky at our Manchester office

Ritz recruitment - Employment Agency

Required skills

  • Paralegal
  • Residential Property

Reference: 33850672

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