Property Paralegal

St Albans
22 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Emily.Flewitt Flewitt
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Property Paralegal

St Albans

A role has arisen for a case handler to join a well established law firm based in St Albans within their property team.

The successful Property Case Handler will provide a fully effective service to clients by progressing client files under the direction of the conveyancer, and to provide administrative assistance to the conveyancing team.

Main Duties Include:

- Progressing the matter file under the solicitor's instructions.
- Maintaining control of the conveyancer's caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file
management, administration, and accounting are maintained at all times.
- Assist conveyancer/s to bill all matters promptly and accurately; to maintain a justifiable and accurate
level of work-in-progress; to pay and collect disbursements in accordance with professional and internal
practice; to properly account for all client monies and effect transfers from client to office account when
- Assist conveyancer/s with their sale, purchase and remortgage matters; to include:
▪ ordering documents from the HM Land Registry and requesting title papers from lenders
where applicable
▪ preparing sale contract papers
▪ ordering searches on purchase matters
▪ requesting funds from clients and their lenders
▪ assisting in the completion of matters
▪ completing Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns and Land Registry applications
▪ scheduling of Deeds.
- General Administration duties

Experience Required:
- Knowledge, experience and passion for conveyancing law
- Educated to degree level
- Experience of working within a conveyancing department of a law firm
- Administrative experience in a law firm is desirable.
- Fast and accurate keyboard skills 50 wpm minimum.