Paralegal

Recruiter
Grist Legal
Location
Hampshire
Salary
£19k - 21k per year
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Ref
JO0000015447
Contact
Grist Personnel Ltd
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Paralegal – This is a fantastic opportunity for a paralegal to join a property team within a national law firm in their Hampshire office, employing over 280 staff. The paralegal will join a property team dealing with sales, purchases, staircasing, re-sales, Right to Buys, Replies to Enquiries, Lease Extensions, Deeds of Variation/Rectification, Transfers of Equity and Re-Mortgages. This paralegal role will be working as part of the busy and supportive Plot Sales and Asset Management team within Housing and Regeneration alongside 12 others, reporting into a Team Leader, Lawyer and a partner.

Main duties and responsibilities

·File opening
·Initial letters
·Engrossments
·Billing
·File closures
·Deeds scheduling
·Right to buy completion support
·Conveyancing
·Deeds of variation
·Replying to enquiries
·Issuing plot sales papers
·Assisting Case Advisors and Case Manager with plot sales matters and admin support such as obtaining title and planning documents, estate layout plan approval and compliance certificates

Other duties and responsibilities
·Assist Senior Case Handlers and Case Advisors with post-completion and plot sales work, Land Registry applications and bankruptcy searches
·Update and issue reports to clients and run resales and staircasing and will issue plot sales contract papers
·Build up to having own caseload with a 50:50 split between own Right to Buy and plot sales files and supporting Case Advisors and Case Manager
·Continue to carry out their existing duties as well as the administrative functions of the role

Requirements
·Educated to degree standard;
·Current/recent Real Estate / Commercial Property / Social Housing experience (is an advantage but not essential);
·Good drafting skills;
·Good communication skills;
·Good administration skills;
·Good IT skills.

Salary dependent upon experience

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