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Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

Posted 20 July by CRA Consulting
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal to join an established, reputable law firm based in Chesterfield.

With a growing and valued client base, our client aims to recruit an additional Conveyancing paralegal as part of their continuing expansion.

Duties to include:

  • Assisting a solicitor with caseloads of residential sales from instruction by the client to completion with potential for assisting in the purchase and refinance transactions.
  • Updating solicitors and/or partners in the team on the 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;
  • 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 the firm'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 the progression of each matter and that deadlines are met by using the electronic diary;
  • Preparing bills and completion statements, using the client ledgers on the Case Management System.
  • General administration, i.e. photocopying and filing;


The skills required to undertake the above job description are as follows:-

  • Minimum relevant experience in Residential Conveyancing
  • Legal background, with a knowledge of the conveyancing process of sales and purchases transactions;
  • Good IT skills, ie as Word and Outlook;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good telephone manner;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Ability to work in a planned and organised way, but has the ability to multitask
  • Professional approach
  • A knowledge of legal Case Management systems.

If this role interests you and you would like further information, please contact Katie Hunt on or apply online today.

Reference: 35678272

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