Paralegal

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent

The role

To provide first class administrative support within the Real Estate department. This is a busy and varied role and so flexibility and strong organisational skills are essential.

Tasks and responsibilities

  1. Scheduling documents
  2. Sending deeds to storage and to the clients
  3. Conducting general research on transactional documents
  4. Sending documents requested by clients & other parties (via email & royal mail) to other parties and arranging courier service
  5. Preparing spreadsheet reports for clients
  6. Telephone winding up search
  7. Land Registry searches and downloading documents
  8. Drafting Land Registry applications
  9. Drafting Companies House applications
  10. Reply to various requisitions raised by Land Registry
  11. Liaising with other parties in respect of issues raised during applications to the Land Registry and pursuant to requisitions
  12. Drafting documentation based on template documents (corporate & security)
  13. Drafting lease reviews and occasionally assisting other fee earners in requesting documents from other parties for purpose of preparing Report on Title
  14. Overseeing circulation of documents as per Conditions Precedent (CP) list and updating CP list on various transactions
  15. Investigating various account issues (clearing the account) on Elite
  16. Redemption of mortgage funds on various transactions – requesting redemption statement, exchange of emails, calculating interest, sending TT forms

Technical skills/experience

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft and other commonly used software.
  • Effective and professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work either on own initiative or part of team.
  • Able to anticipate problems and develop solutions.
  • Experience in a demanding, high performing professional services environment.
  • Good organisational skills and time-management skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure remaining calm and focussed.
  • Ability to develop self and others and be learning oriented, wanting to learn and seek improvement.
  • Accountable and professional.

Personal attributes

  • Constant enthusiastic, can-do and positive approach to tasks and situations as well as requests for action outside normal scope of duties.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility, ownership and behave responsibly.
  • Friendly, co-operative and approachable at all times.
  • A good communicator with individuals of all levels.
  • Listens carefully and questions to make sure you have all the information you need to take action.
  • A resilient character with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to be flexible and self-motivated.
  • Displays discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • A strong team player.
  • Professionally presented.

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