Paralegal - Residential Conveyancing

Recruiter
The Workshop
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent

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.


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