Legal Assistant/Paralegal - Conveyancing

Location
East Ham
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Feb 2019
Ref
KT03441601
Contact
Karl Tomkinson
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Talented Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Paralegal required at a Lexcel accredited firm near East Ham.

Well-established and high-performing, our client based in London is looking to attract a tenacious legal assistant/paralegal to assist fee earners in their successful property department. Providing extensive support to fee earners, the successful legal assistant/paralegal will be managing a caseload of a wide range of conveyancing duties.

Responsibilities
  • Liaising with clients both in person and over the telephone
  • Advising clients on basic conveyancing enquiries
  • Sending out quotations
  • Liaising with estate agents and solicitors
  • Conducting all residential searches
  • Dealing with correspondence and drafting letters
  • Responsible for exchange of contracts and completions
  • Completing stamp duty land tax and Land Registry transactions
  • Completing Oyez conveyance forms
  • Use of case management systems
  • Typing and administration support
  • Liaising with mortgage lenders for transfer of funds and redemption of mortgages
The Candidate
  • Applications are encouraged from legal assistants and paralegals of all levels
  • Experience of working within a busy conveyancing department is essential
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • It is imperative to have experience of working with a case management system
  • Have a flexible approach and able to work within tight deadlines
  • Excellent drafting skills coupled with attention to detail
The Firm

Our client is a very well-regarded law firm, holding accreditations in several legal areas including Lexcel. Fee-earners work within their own distinct areas of law, thus building exceptionally strong relationships with clients, and much of the firm’s work comes from personal recommendation and existing client loyalty. The firm is very committed to providing ongoing training, mentoring and long-term career prospects. Due to expansion plans, the firm is looking for an ambitious Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Paralegal for its office close to the East Ham area.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Interest free season ticket and parking loans
  • Free conveyancing after 12 months service
  • Long service awards
  • Professional memberships
  • Reduced fees for Wills drawn after 12 months service
Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Conveyancing

For further details of this Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Paralegal vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT03441601.

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