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Paralegal / Conveyancing Assistant

Location Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear Job Type Permanent
Salary £16,000 - £24,000 Sector Legal Sector, Sales & Lettings Sector, Conveyancing, Legal and Conveyancing

The Company

Our client is an established legal practice, specialising in conveyancing across all aspects of the property sector.

The Role

Due to a focused expansion programme, we are now seeking to appoint an experienced Paralegal / Conveyancing Assistant to provide full support to the Conveyancing Manager.

This exciting and fast paced role is based in the company’s flagship Newcastle-upon-Tyne office.

Required Skills

  • A minimum of 6 months conveyancing experience in a similar role
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Fully IT literate including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have excellent communication skills (oral and written English)
  • Have an extremely keen eye for detail

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver an efficient and effective legal service, assisting the conveyancing Manager so they are able to deliver a first class service to clients
  • Protect client interests at all times, whilst taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering
  • Obtain and check land registry documents and title deeds
  • Carry out and check pre-contract searches
  • Advise clients on the technical content of documents and their financial implications
  • Ensure all files comply with company policies and the regulatory framework
  • Undertake general administrative duties
  • Deal with clients both in person and over the telephone, maintaining high professional standards at all times

The Reward

  • £16,000pa to £24,000pa depending on experience
  • Excellent long term career prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to join a market leading organisation with an enviable reputation in the industry.