Residential Property Paralegal
Location: Chelmsford, Essex Type: Permanent, Full-time Salary: £25,000

Expanding Chelmsford based law firm are looking to recruit an experienced conveyancing assistant to join a highly reputable and successful residential property team. The key responsibilities of the role are listed below:

  • taking instructions from clients;
  • sending terms and conditions of business and estimates of fees and disbursements;
  • carrying out all ID checks of clients;
  • carry out OS2 and Bankruptcy searches and ensuring these remain in date;
  • obtaining or checking Land Registry documents or title deeds (if the land is unregistered);
  • collating and sending or checking supporting documents;
  • exchanging contracts and completing the transaction;
  • dealing with all financial aspects of a transaction;
  • carrying out and checking pre-contract searches by checking whether the property is affected by local authority proposals, leases, easements or covenants, mortgages, land tax, susceptibility to flooding or subsidence, or liability for unsound building structures and repairs;
  • receiving and checking mortgage instructions from lenders and undertaking specific tasks required;
  • preparing transfer and mortgage deeds;
  • establish and maintain relations with 3rd party associates

It is essential that you have at least one years’ experience within another residential conveyancing department as a paralegal, a track record for delivering high levels of customer service and the ability to develop strong relationships. This is an ambitious team that is rapidly growing and it’s an exciting time to join them and help with their expansion plans. This is a very friendly environment and an ideal opportunity to progress in a local firm.

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