Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted
13 Jan 2022
Closes
10 Feb 2022
Ref
JN -122021-4558459
Contact
Will Kendrick
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Property and Planning
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester - Working within my clients Residential Conveyancing team you will support a file handler in their varied caseload from instruction through to completion and registration. You will be responsible for ensuring you maintain ongoing high performance and deliver a quality, client-focused operation.

Client Details

With a first class reputation within the industry for residential conveyancing and having won multiple awards in this sector, including Conveyancing Firm of the Year - North of England at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards and also the proud winner of multiple ESTA awards, they are a team of hardworking and dedicated conveyancers that strive to go above and beyond for their clients

Description

Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester

Client Management

  • Maintain and build good professional working relationships with clients, external institutions and organisations
  • Develop and improve client service standards, adopting a total customer care culture throughout your team

Technical Responsibilities

  • Issuing Sale Contract Packs
  • Identifying and obtaining missing documentation from a review of a file dealing with sale enquiries
  • Obtaining redemption statements, preparing Draft Completion Statements and arrange completions
  • Undertaking relevant searches and prepare Search reports
  • Drafting Transfer Deeds
  • Prepare Mortgage Reports
  • Liaise with clients and third parties
  • Request Redemption statements
  • Adhere to and promote compliance with Conveyancing Quality Scheme and the Conveyancing Protocol, the firm's policies, practices and procedures; legislation applicable to the profession and to any relevant quality standards

Though training and other means, to keep fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice

You will be working towards:

  • Preparing and issuing complex Sale Contract Packs
  • Identifying and obtaining missing documentation from a review of a file dealing with complex sale enquiries; and checking a title for a freehold property

Profile



Conveyancing Legal Assistant - Manchester - Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous legal assistant experience in a conveyancing department required
  • Able to work accurately and clearly explain technical matters to non technical users in both written and verbal forms
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • A client focused approach to service delivery
  • Strong experience in using property case management software and Microsoft office tools
  • Working knowledge of the CQS Protocol, Conveyancing Association Protocol, CML, & BSA Handbooks
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to strict deadlines/timescales
  • An attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent numeracy

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package.