Paralegal - Residential Conveyancing

10 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Paralegal - Residential Conveyancing - Kidderminster/Halesowen/Stourbridge/Dudley

Salary - Competitive

A well-established legal firm in the West Midlands are seeking Paralegals to support senior fee earners dealing with Conveyancing matters.

- 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 the firms 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;

- Preparing bills and completion statements, using the client ledgers on the Case Management System.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Peter on (Apply online only) or email to (Email Removed)