Conveyancing Legal Assistant

Job Description

Conveyancing Legal Assistant

(Post Exchange)

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Post Exchange Legal Assistant to join an established and well-known law firm in their successful Property team.

Their property team deal with a range of Residential and Commercial Property transactions and you can expect to gain a great deal…

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Conveyancing Legal Assistant

(Post Exchange)

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Post Exchange Legal Assistant to join an established and well-known law firm in their successful Property team.

Their property team deal with a range of Residential and Commercial Property transactions and you can expect to gain a great deal of knowledge working within the team!

Duties will include:

  • Assisting fee earners with a variety of property matters
  • All post-completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms and AP1s
  • Completing SDLT returns and other online form filing
  • Using the Land Registry portal to obtain title and carry out necessary Land Registry searches
  • Assisting with drafting the relevant legal documentation to include Contracts and Transfers
  • Preparing Completion Statements and Invoices
  • Dealing with post completion formalities to include drafting and submission of Stamp Duty Land Tax Forms.
  • Drafting and submitting applications for First Registration of Title
  • Archiving files and scheduling deeds.
  • Prepare CHAPS and BACS forms
  • Assisting the property department generally

Desired skills:

  • Legal experience within residential property and working knowledge of the post exchange process is essential
  • Display a positive attitude and be flexible
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of using case management systems
  • Ability to use initiative and to work as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn

A competitive salary and exceptional employee benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Job Description

Conveyancing Legal Assistant

(Post Exchange)

Portsmouth, Hampshire

A fantastic opportunity for a Post Exchange Legal Assistant to join an established and well-known law firm in their successful Property team.

Their property team deal with a range of Residential and Commercial Property transactions and you can expect to gain a great deal of knowledge working within the team!

Duties will include:

  • Assisting fee earners with a variety of property matters
  • All post-completion formalities including Registration, Land Registry Forms and AP1s
  • Completing SDLT returns and other online form filing
  • Using the Land Registry portal to obtain title and carry out necessary Land Registry searches
  • Assisting with drafting the relevant legal documentation to include Contracts and Transfers
  • Preparing Completion Statements and Invoices
  • Dealing with post completion formalities to include drafting and submission of Stamp Duty Land Tax Forms.
  • Drafting and submitting applications for First Registration of Title
  • Archiving files and scheduling deeds.
  • Prepare CHAPS and BACS forms
  • Assisting the property department generally

Desired skills:

  • Legal experience within residential property and working knowledge of the post exchange process is essential
  • Display a positive attitude and be flexible
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of using case management systems
  • Ability to use initiative and to work as part of a busy team
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn

A competitive salary and exceptional employee benefits is on offer for the successful candidate.

Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £19000 - £22000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 30th July 2020

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £19000 - £22000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
30th July 2020

Apply now

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