Residential conveyancing assistant

Location Derbyshire
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000 - £25000 per annum
Contact name: Ross Roberts

Contact email: ross.roberts@craconsultants.com
Job ref: BBBH13523_1674488010
Published: 7 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Residential Conveyancing Assistant/paralegal
Location: Chesterfield area
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Contract: Full Time permanent

CRA Legal is working with a reputable and forward thinking law firm who have an exciting opportunity for a residential conveyancing assistant to join the team. This firms ethos truly puts its customers and employees at the forefront of everything they do. This is a great opportunity for an experienced conveyancing assistant or paralegal of 6+ months experience to continue to develop your career and be truly valued for your contribution to the team.

Key areas of responsibility

* To assist on a varied caseload of residential property transactions including dealing with client enquiries, providing updates and taking instructions
* To proficiently prepare correspondence, forms and documents in accordance with instructions and supervision
* To assist fee earner in the management and progression of transactions as directed
* Preparation of sale contracts and relevant supporting documentation on registered and unregistered titles
* To facilitate exchange of contracts in accordance with instructions and as required and then proficiently prepare and/or arrange financial statements, SDLT submissions, certificates of title for advance funds
* To act as a point of contact for clients by telephone and face to face including recording accurate messages and information
* To professionally and pro-actively liaise with clients, estate agents, financial advisors, mortgage lenders and other law firms as appropriate
* To demonstrate exemplary client care and ensure continual client contact in accordance with internal practices
* To build and maintain strong relationships with clients and third parties demonstrable through positive feedback
* To proactively contribute to the overall development, implementation and smooth running of internal administrative procedures including making suggestions as appropriate
* To undertake additional tasks which fall within the scope of the role as directed and reasonably required


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

* Good working knowledge of conveyancing process and of assisting fee earners within a conveyancing team

* At least 6 months' experience in a similar role

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including word and outlook


Abilities, skills and knowledge:

* Good personal organisation including the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines

* Ability to work methodically and accurately with an excellent attention to detail

* Strong team working skills and ability to work on own initiative

* Excellent communication and client care skills


If you're interested in this vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like further information, please call Ross Roberts at CRA on 0114 241 8030.