Real Estate Paralegal

  • Job Reference: BH-36607
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Shaw
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Commercial property
  • Personnel Type: Paralegal

Job Description

- Position: Paralegal – Real Estate
- Salary: Market Rate
- Hours of Work: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
- Holidays: Flexible Leave Policy
- Office: Newbury

About Our Client:

Our client is a forward-thinking, innovative, and friendly law firm based in the Thames Valley. With substantial growth in recent years, boasting a turnover exceeding £12m and a headcount surpassing 190, our client is committed to delivering exceptional legal services.

Our client's Real Estate Team is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Paralegal to join their dynamic team in Newbury. The successful candidate will provide administrative and legal support primarily for commercial property work.

Key Responsibilities:

- Attend to clients both on the telephone and in person, ensuring accurate message-taking and prompt communication.
- Prepare relevant documents, deeds, and land searches using the Firm’s Case Management system.
- Handle post-completion issues such as contacting Land Registry for charge removal and managing agents on leasehold properties.
- Submit all registrations within priority periods and deal with requisitions raised by Land Registry.
- Assist with Stamp Duty Land Tax return submission and registration at Land Registry within search priority periods.
- Maintain clear ledgers and file documentation for lender/client distribution post-registration.
- Assist with retention releases, compliance letters to clients, and other administrative tasks as required.
- Ensure confidentiality and security of all Firm and client documentation and information.

Skills and Qualifications:

- Computer literacy and familiarity with case management systems.
- Experience in a property-based role is preferable.

If you are a dedicated individual with a passion for real estate law and seeking an opportunity to contribute to a dynamic team, our client's position in Newbury offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth and development. Apply now to be considered for this rewarding role.