Paralegal (New Build department)

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Telford
Salary:
£18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted:
05/02/2020
Recruiter:
Additional Resources
Job Ref:
NKA/AR/052998

Paralegal (New Build department) - Telford

Salary: Band £18k - £20k depending on experience

The Company

Our client is a law firm and a long-established legal practice based in Telford, which provides personal and business advice including residential property legal work.

The Role The client is looking to recruit a full time or part-time Paralegal who has the working knowledge of the New Build conveyancing process, how notice works and an understanding of case management systems.

The successful applicant will support the fee earners, providing assistance within a team environment delivering high standards of legal work and client care.

This role would suit those that have a minimum of 2 years' experience with at least 1 year experience in the conveyancing department.

Role Responsibilities:

- Provide a friendly, knowledgeable and professional service to our clients
- Providing first point of contact, answering telephones
- Making calls to clients and introducers on a regular agreed basis to update them on the progress of the case
- Forging and Maintaining good relationships with the different introducers to the Business
- Reassuring Clients and introducers where necessary and communicating necessary feedback to the team for action
- Taking control of the frequency of updating and monitoring the pipeline for the team
- Ensure that the actions within the Case Management System, is managed and dealt with within team targets
- Effectively maintain and housekeep case management, reflecting the stage of the file, including database, post, schedule and history
- Ensure any request concerning a work related matter received from the team leader is undertaken within the agreed timeframe. This may include chasing reports or action on a particular file
- Checking client ID. To check and record using the appropriate office procedure
- Draft contracts
- Complete mortgage reports
- Prepare completion packs
- Deal with post completion matters, included but not limited to applications for registration
- Work independently in an established team


Essential Skills & Requirements:

- Law degree LLB/GDL (desirable)
- Experience in New Build Conveyancing/Property (essential)
- Minimum of 2 years' experience with at least 1 year experience in the conveyancing department
- Previous Paralegal is ideal
- Well organised, have a keen eye for detail and work well under pressure
- Know the difference between New Build Conveyancing and Property Conveyancing


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Contact Details:
Additional Resources
Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Naeem
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