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Conveyancing Assistant/Secretary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Full Time
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £ Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package

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Due to expansion, an additional Conveyancing Paralegal is required for well-established law firm in Newcastle.

Due to expansion, an additional Conveyancing Paralegal is required for well-established law firm in Newcastle. You will join their growing conveyancing department assisting experienced Fee Earners with a busy caseload of the full range of conveyancing matters; sales, purchases, remortgages and New Build matters.

Duties will include:

  • Corresponding with clients and/or other law firms to progress clients file to completion, including setting up the completion in-house
  • Ordering property searches
  • Submitting Property Reports and local authority searches to client
  • Applying to Land Registry to register completed documents
  • Submitting forms to the Help to Buy Scheme
  • Ascertaining a clients’ source of funds in accordance with AML requirements
  • Responding to Requisitions when raised by HM Land Registry
  • Obtaining office copy entries from HM Land Registry and sending to opposing solicitors together with protocol documents
  • Dealing with part exchange files and sale enquiries on related sale files.
  • Undertaking Priority and Bankruptcy searches on HM Land Registry website
  • Liaising with Mortgage Lenders and Help 2 Buy to ensure progress of files.

You will need:

  • At least 2 years experience as a Conveyancing Paralegal/Assistant or Conveyancing Secretary,
  • Experience of New Build matters would be advantageous but not essential,
  • Good IT skills,
  • A professional manner with clients and colleagues,
  • Experience of case management systems advantageous,
  • To be a team player.

Our client offers an attractive salary and benefits package, including bonus. Office hours are Monday – Friday 9am to 5.15pm with 1 hour for lunch (36.25 hours).

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