Conveyancing Paralegals/Legal Executives

London Permanent £33,000 - £38,000
  • I am currently looking to fill two In House Residential Property Paralegal roles
  • These would suit current Conveyancing Paralegals looking to move in-house

About Our Client

My client is a market leader in the asset management of freehold and leasehold properties in the UK

Job Description

  1. Managing a caseload of transactions from instruction through to completion, liaising with internal clients and stakeholders, leaseholders, solicitors, local authorities and other third parties to include drafting and negotiating lease extensions, new leases, transfers, auction sales, easements together with a variety of other deeds and licences
  2. Dealing with pre-emption rights, land registry applications, adverse possession claims and unregistered titles
  3. Performing legal due diligence on matters such as interpretation of leases, deeds and other property title documents, together with analysing title structures
  4. Dealing with queries and legal title or acquisition enquires referred by other members of staff
  5. Working on projects as and when required
  6. Updating and checking property management system data, updating other departments where necessary and responding to external third parties as appropriate when queries and enquires referred by other members of staff.
  7. Reporting to Legal Transactions Manager/Head of Legal Transactions regarding work requirements, deadlines and expectations, and protecting the interests of the Company at all times
  8. Legal research using online practice resources, in-house library or otherwise

The Successful Applicant

  • Law Graduate, or equivalent academic/professional qualifications with experience in property law/residential conveyancing
  • A good understanding of conveyancing procedures and relevant property law and the ability to understand and explain legal technicalities and processes
  • Ability to draft various clauses and documents and the ability to appreciate the implications
  • High degree of integrity and reliability
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, good organisation skills, and able to work within a team
  • Computer literate: intermediate use of Word and Excel
  • Numerate and an effective communicator in writing and orally
  • An understanding of statutory lease extensions and collective enfranchisement claims
  • Previous in-house experience, especially within the property industry
  • Experience of property acquisitions, and property related finance
  • Interest in legal property related research and a desire to acquire new skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Progression opportunities in-house; my client values continued professional development and supports growth.
  • Work/Life balance; hours are Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 5:30pm, with one hour for lunch (6 month probationary period)
  • Immediate start preferred
  • TWO opportunities available



**Please note that candidates without prior practical Residential Property/Conveyancing experience will not be considered**

Contact
Nellie Russell
Quote job ref
JN-052021-2570957
Phone number
+44 207 269 2444

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Consultant name
Nellie Russell
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2444
Job reference
JN-052021-2570957