Senior Conveyancer Derby, Derbyshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Senior Conveyancer

£35000 – £45000/annum DOE

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In Derbyshire


Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Senior Conveyancer on a full-time basis to deal with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing work. Ideally you will be a Licenced Conveyancer, Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive capable of managing a varied caseload including freehold/leasehold sales and purchases, re-mortgages, new build, right to buy, shared ownership schemes and buying and selling at auction.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Communicating with clients to receive instructions and give advice, via telephone, email, and letter.

2. Researching details about the property being bought, sold, or transferred, including but not limited to, finding out who the legal owner is/ensuring this corresponds with the instructions received, what covenants/rights (if any) the property is subject to and what works have been carried out to date.

3. Receive and review mortgage instructions from lenders, undertake specific tasks as required and ensure all special conditions are satisfied.

4. Drafting official documents, such as contracts, transfers, undertakings, declarations of trust, declarations of solvencies and financial statements.

5. Review contract and title documentation on behalf of your client(s), agree terms, and raise any necessary enquiries with the conveyancer acting for the other party to the transaction.

6. Reporting to your client(s) on all aspects which affect their matter.

7. Working and building relationships with estate agents, solicitors, brokers, developers, management companies, Land Registry & HMRC.

8. Conducting official office copies.

9. Preparation of draft contract packs and issuing to buyer’s conveyancer.

10. Conducting and reviewing property searches to ensure there are no adverse matters which affect the property.

11. Calculating stamp duty land taxes, preparing HMRC forms, submitting stamp duty application online and ensuring the appropriate payment is made within the required timeframe.

12. Enquiring all contract documentation has been signed/witnessed correctly and is in registerable format.

13. Ensure all post completion documents received from the conveyancer acting on the other side of the transaction are correct and attending to the registration (if required) with The Land Registry.

14. Review identity documents, source of funds, source of wealth and proof of address, to ensure that correct compliance procedures have been carried out.

15. Exchanging contracts and following the matter through to legal completion.

16. Support the development of your assistant through training and performance management.

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

* An eye for detail: You will be dealing with many legal and official documents so the ability to be accurate with your research is essential.

* Mathematical skill: Many of your responsibilities will involve dealing with money.

* Communication skills: You will need to be able to communicate your advice to clients and work with estate agents and solicitors.

* Problem solving skills: This is important for ensuring that your clients are not at risk of any fraud or issues with the property.

* IT skills: As records are increasingly being kept on computerised systems you will need a good level of computer literacy.

* Negotiation skills: Important for getting the best deal for your clients and protecting their best interests.

* Written communication skills: There will be a great deal of reporting and drafting of official documents so good writing skills are important.

* Research skills: To ensure that you have a thorough understanding of each case.

Personal Attributes:

* The ability to work meticulously and accurately within a professional code of conduct

* Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.

* Excellent interpersonal skills.

* A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.

* Discretion and respect for client confidentiality

* Be reliable and diligent

For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the Northwest and the North East, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you.

Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment

2024-05-02 09:53:02

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