Legal Conveyancing Post Exchange Support

Location:Guildford
Salary:£23,000 - £26,000
Type:Permanent
Sector:Administration

2i Recruit are pleased to be recruiting a niche role within the property sector. The prime role of the Conveyancing is to provide direct support to enable relevant parties to operate at optimum efficiency. The role requires a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Role and Main Responsibilities

  • Deal with all post exchange work and correspondence including:-

o (but not limited to) preparation of Certificate of Titles for signature by fee earners, Transfer Deeds, carry out all pre-completion searches, deal with replies to requisitions, prepare CHAPS and BACS forms (undertaking relevant money laundering checks, where appropriate)

o Completion formalities and prepare completion statements for both clients and buyer’s solicitors.

o All post-completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms and AP1s

o Undertaking on-line form filling requirements including SDLT forms

o Obtaining information from local authorities and other organisations

o Generation of suitable client care correspondence

Comply with and administration of Firm’s file closing procedures

  • Comply with and administration of Firm’s file closing procedures
  • Updating Online Lender Portal Management systems
  • Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual.
  • Attend to clients and agents both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care: including updating clients and agents; chasing clients , other side, Lenders and organisations for information.
  • To assist the Residential Property department generally as and when required
  • Give guidance/assistance to junior members of staff
  • Assisting Residential Property with marketing.
  • Undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients’ documentation and information
  • Operate the Firm’s Case Management System
  • Maintain or improve on the current standards of document presentation
  • Consider improvements to the efficiency of the department.
  • Undertake other duties as from time to time required

Experience & Attributes Required

Essential skills, knowledge and abilities (Competencies)

  • Legal background with specific experience in Commercial Property/Residential Property
  • Advanced IT skills in relevant packages
  • High accuracy levels
  • Communicates professionally with clients, agents and others involved in the conveyancing process, both on the ‘phone and personally
  • Provides good customer care
  • Demonstrates a pro-active approach to work and clients
  • Progresses client matters without supervision
  • Takes on other tasks
  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to:

o work to deadlines

o to cope under pressure

o use initiative

o prioritise work-loads effectively

o work as part of a team

  • Demonstrates clear commitment to company and a genuine interest in legal work
  • Has a good attendance record year on year
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude.

Desirable skills, knowledge and abilities (Competencies)

  • Prior knowledge of Evolution or other case management systems
  • Knowledge of law / legal practice

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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