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Conveyancer

Posted 15 days 10 hours ago by Conveyencing Direct

Permanent
Not Specified
Other
Sussex, St. Leonards-on-sea, United Kingdom, TN376
Job Description
Job Description£43K OTE with uncapped bonus opportunity - Hybrid workingWe are looking to recruit a Conveyancer/Property Lawyer to join our team in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. This would suit a person with a background of working in a conveyancing environment and with experience running their own caseload or a paralegal with 3 years of experience in conveyancing. Key responsibilities of a Property Lawyer
  • You will be responsible for managing a caseload on a day to day basis which includes all aspects of the conveyancing transaction from instruction to completion, registration and closure of the file.
  • Taking instructions, keeping accurate file notes, communicating with clients and 3 rdparties, and completing tasks. You will draft legal documents including Standard Precedent Letters, Contract Packs, Title Reports, Exchange and Completion letters, general correspondence, and Land Registry and HMRC forms.
  • Carry out Pre-completion, Land Registry and Conveyancing searches accurately and timely. You will ensure the file is ready for exchange and completion, making sure all the correct and necessary paperwork and funds are in place.
  • Carry out Post Completion work including preparing and sending applications to the Land Registry, Stamp Duty Land Tax submissions, file closures and checking account ledgers.
  • As a Property Lawyer you will be responsible for managing complex transactions such as leaseholds, shared ownership, unregistered properties, acting for companies, lease variations and extensions, and new builds. You will assess your own development opportunities and identify development areas to improve performance.
Benefits of being a Property Lawyer
  • You'll work together with your supervising Conveyancer who will provide essential holiday cover and assist with your on-going career development.
  • We work in pods within our teams which creates a supportive and friendly environment for associates to learn the role and excel in providing a quality legal service.
  • You'll work alongside Associates, Property Lawyers, other Senior Property Lawyers and your Team Manager in an environment where you can actively make a positive contribution to the team.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Opportunities for working on a hybrid basis may be available depending on experience and qualification.
Skills and experience required to be a Property Lawyer
  • Qualified candidates with a Law Degree, LPC, qualified Licensed Conveyancer, Paralegal, Solicitor or Legal Executive (FCILEX) are preferred but not essential.
  • You will be very experienced in managing a conveyancing caseload of varied transaction types and have the skills to manage this alongside working on complex legal matters.
  • Excellent communicator, who can demonstrate good time management, alongside organisational and problem-solving skills. Accuracy and the ability to pay attention to detail is crucial.
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Case Management Systems and Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel and Outlook is preferred but not essential.
Conveyancing Direct Property Lawyers are part of Connells Group the largest and most successful estate agency and property services providers in the UK. Founded in 1936 and with a network or over 1,250 branches, the Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of services including new homes, mortgage services, surveying, conveyancing and more!S&C00127
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