Conveyancing Assistant/ Paralegal (1004654)

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE

Reference: 1004654

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Description

Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Conveyancing Assistant/ Paralegal on behalf of a well-established Law firm based in Sheffield city Centre. You will be expected to build and run a caseload of primarily residential conveyancing and duties will include:

Carry out own casework and assist other fee earners with their casework as follows:

  • Deal with correspondence and telephone queries
  • Deal with clients requiring advice on conveyancing in person, managing the client’s expectations
  • Provide written advice to the client, where necessary
  • Maintain proper diary systems
  • Produce documents and instructions
  • Submit interim and final bills on a regular basis

Miscellaneous

  • Produce own documents and carry out own admin
  • Keep up to date with changes in the law and procedures
  • Deal quickly and efficiently with clients
  • Ensure that cases are conducted in accordance with Law Society guidelines
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Meet chargeable time and financial targets, as agreed with the Head of the Civil department
  • Attend meetings and training sessions, where relevant to the job holder’s role
  • Maintain diaries, including any team diary
  • Draft bills and completion statements and SDLT returns
  • Prepare files for Land Registry applications and attend to Land Registry requisitions
  • Deal with post –completions scheduling in preparation for file closure
  • Check and action files for review

To be considered for this role, you must have proven experience of handling a variety of administrative tasks within a conveyancing department and ideally have experience of running a caseload with a fee earner. Previous experience of providing a service to clients, both face to face and over the telephone, will be required to support the team and effectively handle general and new client enquiries as well as client documentation.

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