Senior Paralegal - Sales & Home Ownership

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
14 May 2019
Ref
RMC52498
Contact
Ryan McNamara
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

A national firm with a strong reputation for its property and real estate offering is looking for conveyancing paralegals to join the property team.

This is an opportunity for an experienced conveyancing paralegal to join a large national team and be based in the Manchester city centre office, and the position will involve assisting a solicitor on property sales and purchase files. The position comes with plenty of opportunities to progress as well as to really develop your own knowledge and understanding.

Key Duties;

Advising private developers and registered providers on the sale of new build properties;

Advising registered providers on shared ownership schemes including staircasing transactions and Deeds of Variations;

Advising registered providers on right to buy and right to acquire sales;

Providing assistance to junior members of the team;

Advising on the purchase of individual residential properties on behalf of a registered provider and simultaneously granting shared ownership leases;

Advising on leasehold management matters;

Building and maintaining effective client relationships;

Ensuring files are managed in compliance with the firm's Lexcel procedures.

The ideal candidate for the role will have at least 12 months of experience handling a varied case load, and will preferably have experience of dealing with large investor clients. You'll be capable of working with minimal supervision and be able to hit the ground running.

Experience and qualifications:

Good academic record;

Conveyancing experience as a Paralegal or Legal Executive is essential;

Additional experience of working with developers or housing clients is desirable;

Experience of running matters with minimal supervision.

This is a great opportunity in the city centre - apply now for further details

Please contact Ryan McNamara, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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