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Conveyancing Paralegal

Reference: 21284

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

25 September, 2023

Conveyancing Paralegal

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Employment Terms: Full-time, 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

Annual Leave: Starting with 20 days plus statutory holidays, rising to 25 days

Benefits:

  • Employee Health Plan
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Employer-Contributed Pension Scheme

Are you an experienced Conveyancing ParaLegal looking for an exciting opportunity to support our Property team and contribute to our firm’s growth by delivering exceptional service to our clients?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage residential property transactions from initial client contact to completion and registration, under supervision
  • Prepare contracts for freehold and leasehold sales
  • Draft transfers, assignments, and conveyances
  • Handle mortgage documentation and related paperwork
  • Respond to property-related inquiries
  • Familiarity with both registered and unregistered conveyancing work
  • Identify and address title issues for both registered and unregistered properties in sales and purchases
  • Handle all aspects of re-mortgage transactions
  • Manage all aspects of transfer of equity, including meeting clients’ and lenders’ requirements
  • Ensure compliance with lenders’ panel membership requirements
  • Proactively identify and suggest additional services to enhance the client’s transaction, including other legal departments within the firm

General Duties:

  • Open and close files while maintaining ISO & Lexcel compliance standards
  • Efficiently manage tasks within the department without secretarial support
  • Utilize the Firm’s Case Management System (CMS) effectively
  • Record time spent on all matters
  • Uphold a high level of client care with a professional approach
  • Prepare bills and initiate initial credit control procedures
  • Support the ongoing development of the CMS
  • Undertake any additional duties, training, or work hours commensurate with the role

Essential Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a conveyancing department
  • Strong communication skills with a high standard of client service approach
  • Conscientious and takes responsibility for their work
  • Well-organized and methodical with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and produce high-quality documents and client communications
  • Advanced knowledge of legal CMS and Microsoft Office
  • Positive can-do attitude

If you meet these essential skills and are ready to contribute to our dynamic and growing team, we look forward to receiving your application.

Contact Ross Winning at [email protected] or apply for more information

 

 

 

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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