Residential Conveyancing Paralegal - Stephensons

Professional Title
PQE Guide
Para - Para
Areas of Practice
Residential Conveyancing
North West

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Job Description

Main purpose of the job: To assist the department by providing a comprehensive and quality Conveyancing service as part of a team

Responsible to: Department Manager

Main key result areas
Responsible for running sale and remortgage files along with some freehold purchase files under supervision of the fee earner
Assist the fee earner in checking mortgage offers and searches and actively progressing the Fee Earner files
Deal with enquiries raised by other solicitors
To understand and operate the Firm's Conveyancing case management system throughout a Conveyancing transaction and to be able to prepare all forms and letters on that system accordingly, or generate own letters where appropriate
Deal with incoming and outgoing telephone calls in order to update or deal with queries where possible, take detailed messages and take instructions
Work on system generated prompts, instructions and be able to prioritise work
Conduct work on the files on a day to day basis and answer client or other queries in full, liaising with professional bodies, third parties and clients in order to progress the case
Undertake administrative duties including (but not exclusively) attending to and advising clients under supervision, drafting letters, preparing all forms of contracts, leasehold reports and all other documents relating to the Conveyancing transaction
Deal with pre completion matters, under supervision, including preparation of a completion statement and electronic accounts requests and manage the completion
Compliance with Client Care and Complaints Procedures in order to minimize the risk of negligence and comply with Law Society Rules.
Ensure that all department and I.T. policies are adhered to