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Our client, based in Burgess Hill, have an exciting opportunity for a Property Paralegal to join their long-standing firm.
Due to their continued departmental growth, our client is looking to appoint a new Paralegal to join the Property department on a permanent basis, with the intention of training to become a qualified Solicitor/Licensed Conveyancer.
As a newly appointed member of staff, you will preferably have a good knowledge of property matters from previous positions; but applications are also very welcome from university graduates looking to step into their first full-time role.
Your main role will be assisting the Property team Solicitors with all aspects of Property work - Conveyancing and Commercial Property - and there will be ample opportunities for development and progression.
This will allow you to work independently under close supervision of an experienced Solicitor to gain valuable experience.
Responsibilities Taking initial instructions from Clients and setting up files (physically and on system) You will assist the fee earner at all stages of the file in accordance with Conveyancing Quality Scheme Standards, under direct supervision You will ensure all financial transactions are in line with the Solicitors Accounts Rules Liaising between Clients and Estate Agents - taking phone calls and answering emails and other correspondence related to the matter Using Land Registry Portal for post completion work Experience / Skills Experience working within a busy Property Department either as a Secretary, Legal Assistant or Paralegal is preferred but not essential.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills along with great organisational and time management skills.
Ability to work towards targets and tight deadlines.
A work ethic that is second to none An approachable and empathetic attitude towards clients The ability to work well under your own initiative Competence with Computer Management systems and Microsoft Office Benefits Potential flexibility with home working/hours 20 days starting holiday (plus Statutory/bank Holidays) with additional generous Christmas holiday allowance (usually 11 + days) Opportunity to begin training as qualified fee earner This is a fantastic prospect to join a friendly, close-knit team in a highly regarded and local firm.
This will be a real opportunity to springboard your career and set down some roots in a high-street practice.
Job Title: Property Paralegal Location: Burgess Hill Salary: £23,000 per annum Full Time For more information about the Property Paralegal role, please contact Chloe McCausland at Clearline Recruitment