Residential Conveyancing Paralegal Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

£22000 – £24000/annum

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In South Yorkshire


Ref: 584

Role: Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

Salary: £22,000 – £24,000 per annum

Located: Sheffield

Core hours: Monday to Friday 9-5

Our client is one of South Yorkshire’s leading firms of solicitors, based in Sheffield for over 200 years.


* 25 days holiday increasing to 28 with service, Company pension increasing to 6% matched after 3 years

* Westfield mosaic scheme, Discounted parking available for around £55 per month and can be used whenever as you own the space

* 60% office 40% working from home after bedding in period, and flexibility with hours if required

Key areas of Responsibility:

* To assist on a varied caseload of residential property transactions including dealing with client enquiries, providing updates and taking instructions

* To proficiently prepare correspondence, forms and documents in accordance with instructions and supervision

* To assist fee earner in the management and progression of transactions as directed

* Preparation of sale contracts and relevant supporting documentation on registered and unregistered titles

* To facilitate exchange of contracts in accordance with instructions and as required and then proficiently prepare and/or arrange financial statements, SDLT submissions, certificates of title for advance funds

* To process all tasks in accordance with instructions, established internal procedures, Conveyancing Quality Standards (CQS) and good practice

* To ensure all new build warranties are submitted and intercepted as soon as possible and within defined timescales

* To deal with preparation of any Help to Buy Incentives including providing relevant documentation

* To act as a point of contact for clients by telephone and face to face including recording accurate messages and information

* To professionally and pro-actively liaise with clients, estate agents, financial advisors, mortgage lenders and other law firms as appropriate

* To demonstrate exemplary client care and ensure continual client contact in accordance with internal practices

* To build and maintain strong relationships with clients and third parties demonstrable through positive feedback

* To proactively contribute to the overall development, implementation and smooth running of internal administrative procedures including making suggestions as appropriate

* To identify and undertake continual personal and professional development including attending training as required

* To follow and adhere to all Department Working Instructions (DWI’s) and company policies to ensure compliance at all times

* To undertake additional tasks which fall within the scope of the role as directed and reasonably required

The successful candidate:


* Good working knowledge of the full conveyancing process and of assisting fee earners within a conveyancing team

* At least 18 months’ experience in a similar role

* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including word and outlook

Abilities, skills and knowledge:

* Good personal organisation including the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines

* Ability to work methodically and accurately with an excellent attention to detail

* Strong team working skills and ability to work on own initiative

* Excellent communication and client care skills

Personal style and behaviour:

* A professional and pro-active outlook, An integral commitment to the highest standards of integrity.

* A dedication to delivering excellent standards of client care.

* A flexible, adaptable and solution-based approach.


* Knowledge and experience of case management systems, PFW, Minerva and Orchard Rock.

Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

Glu Recruit LTD ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment in the role that they have applied for, and any other suitable opportunity that we advertise without regard to age, belief, colour, ethnic/national origin, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or based on disability. If you require any additional support to apply for this role, or any other role that we advertise please contact us directly for assistance

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