In-House Residential Real Estate Paralegal

London Permanent
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About Our Client

Property Developer

Job Description

  • Completing and filing stamp duty land tax forms
  • Assisting with the general administration of the Real Estate team
  • Proof reading and checking forms and documents for accuracy
  • Researching points of law and other factual issues, through the use of legal databases, textbooks and other appropriate sources
  • Assisting with ad hoc administrative and legal tasks under instructions.
  • Reading leases, deeds and other property title documents and miscellaneous documents, identifying key provisions and analysing title structures.
  • Recommend action following review of legal documentation including leases and titles.
  • Reviewing and extracting information from various sources including leases and HM Land Registry.
  • Maintaining and updating the in-house database in accordance with correspondence and other communications exchanged with tenants or their solicitors.
  • Providing high-standard customer service to leaseholder and their representatives on the phone or in writing.
  • Interpret aspects of lease information and input accurately onto the database, working to tight timescales.

The Successful Applicant

  • Attention to Detail: able to demonstrate accuracy in all aspects of your role and possess a keen eye for detail. Able to pick up on small details to provide accurate responses to callers.
  • Organised: able to manage multiple tasks and handle a high volume of calls, extract information from various sources and track previous history while speaking to caller and taking accurate notes.
  • Customer Service: able to communicate effectively, providing accurate information in a helpful manner, and maintaining a professional attitude at all times. Able to adapt to unique customer queries and situations and have a positive attitude toward callers, even when dealing with difficult issues.
  • Data input: able to show accuracy and speed when entering data into a database, copying from written and oral sources. Able to learn new systems, including the database, and use them effectively in accordance with company procedures.
  • Working in a team: able to work with all of our teams productively and cooperatively with a variety of colleagues, and willing to learn new responsibilities as required within the team environment.
  • Letter writing: able to write professional letters, both using templates and drafting letters. A high level of accuracy is required when dealing with the information provided in company correspondence.
  • Problem solving: able to investigate a query and suggest solutions. Ability to ask questions and manage sensitive or challenging situations.
  • Ability to use initiative: After an initial training period, individuals will be expected to effectively recognise when they need to make a decision, and when assistance should be requested from a more experienced member of the team or management team.

What's on Offer

Permanent job, competitive salary and hybrid working.

Elizabeth Holdaway
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2446

Job summary

Paralegals / Legal Assistants - In House
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Consultant name
Elizabeth Holdaway
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2446
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