Completions Assistant

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£20000
Closing date
5 Nov 2020
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I am currently recruiting for a multi service law firm in Sheffield who are looking to recruit a Completions Assistant to their busy residential conveyancing team.

Job Purpose:

Manage day to day operational duties and proactively progress the Conveyancing case load to completion, communicating with clients effectively on their property transactions. Provide a client centric service when conducting property transactions in accordance with the relevant statutory and regulatory framework and in accordance with best Conveyancing practice.

Job Responsibilities:

Deal with general routine Conveyancing enquires via email, fax, and telephone and in face-to-face meetings.
Liaise with third parties, including buyers Solicitors, Estate Agents, Mortgage Lenders, IFA's, Landlords and Management Companies.

Purchase:

Exchange and Complete transactions
Prepare a draft bill and statement
Request deposit from client
Undertake final searches
Land Charges and Land Registry
Request money for completion from client and mortgage lender
Deal with completion, chits, sending deed out to other side, letters to client and update agents. including submit SDLT
Update chancel spreadsheet.
Release / check undertakings.
(Help to buy only)- send copy of mortgage deed on completion
Notices
Deeds of covenant
Check residual balance and action appropriately
Prepare file for registration

Sale:

Exchange and Complete transactions
Request final redemption figure once completion date agreed
Prepare draft bill and statement
Deal with completion, chits, sending deed out to other side, letters to client and update agents. Paying the mortgage, estate agents etc.
Release / check undertakings.
Deeds of covenant
Check residual balance and action appropriately
Prepare file for registration
DS1 - send to buyers solicitor or confirmation mortgage discharged

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      

 

 

 

Contact Us
  • Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
  • No1 Spinningfields
  • Manchester
  • M3 3EB
  • GB
  • 0161 233 6360
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