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Conveyancing Paralegal


PQE:
1 year +

Term:
Permanent

Working hours:
Full-time

Department:

Residential Conveyancing

Location:
Ash Vale

The firm

Morrisons Solicitors LLP is a long established top 200 law firm with offices in Surrey and South West London. We are ranked in the UK Chambers & Partners Directory.

We have a long history and big ambitions. We combine the depth of knowledge, capabilities and resources of a large firm with the approachability of a local practice. Morrisons is a Lexcel accredited Law Firm and has been awarded a Silver Accreditation for Investors in People.

The practice of law is, at heart, all about people: business people, employers and employees, investors, home owners, private individuals, families, vulnerable adults – people. So, it’s no surprise that we place a very high priority on attracting and recruiting, developing, rewarding and retaining the right people – for our clients and our business.Morrisons is a community of high-calibre professionals – lawyers and support specialists – who are dedicated to delivering expert, commercially focused advice that helps clients to achieve their goals. We choose to do this is in an approachable, down-to-earth, practical way, offering solutions rather than lectures.

As part of our ongoing commitment to training and development we offer a Newly Qualified Development Programme. This applies to all newly qualified solicitors during their first three years of qualification and its purpose is to support and help you reach your full potential.

We encourage all our staff to reflect and commit to the firm’s core values; integrity, insight, and sense of community. Each member of our staff has an important role to play in achieving our goals as a firm, our offices have a community feel to them and we are committed to working together as a team to actively encourage other to excel.

We understand the importance of a healthy work life balance and are open to considering variable working arrangements to support our staff with their commitments outside of work – this includes applications from Job Share partners.

The department

Morrisons Solicitors has a large and comprehensive property practice, with Solicitors supporting clients of all sizes with every aspect of conveyancing, property and land ownership, acquisition, sale, lease and development.

Responsibilities

To undertake fee earning work supervised by the Fee Earners and meet the billing targets associated with this. The role will involve supporting the busy Residential Conveyancing team at our Redhill Office in carrying out administrative functions in a timely and accurate manner.

To undertake a range of duties that will include:

* Opening and closing files

* Issuing contract papers on sales, including issuing papers on plot sales

* Assisting with exchanging of contracts

* Assisting with completions and post completion work

* Liaising with clients, agents and stakeholders in person by the telephone and in writing

* Dealing with enquiries and preparing replies

* Preparing and drafting legal documentation

* Conducting searches

* Checking searches and mortgage offers

* Preparing completion statements and bills

* Preparing pre-completion paperwork, including issuing notices to complete on plot sales and providing accompanying paperwork

* Preparing completions on sale and purchases

* Preparing SDLT Forms and Land Registry Applications and dealing with post completion matters

Additional information

he ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience of working in a Residential Conveyancing department.

They will also have:

* Strong attention to detail and good drafting skills

* Conscientious, hardworking, with developed critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skill

* Ability to work to strict deadlines, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality

Equal opportunities

Morrisons Solicitors LLP are committed to promoting equal opportunities for all candidates irrespective of your age, sex, race, colour, religion, religious belief, national original marital status, sexual orientation, physical disability or mental disability, including persons who have aids or have tested HIV-positive or any other legally protected classification, except as may be permitted by law. The firm is committed to provide an environment in which the rights and dignity of all its employees are respected, and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment including bullying.

If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult, please contact a member of HR Team as soon as possible. We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself. Any equality data provided by you will be used to monitor our diversity policies and practices.
Conveyancing Paralegal


PQE:
1 year +

Term:
Permanent

Working hours:
Full-time

Department:

Residential Conveyancing

Location:
Ash Vale

The firm

Morrisons Solicitors LLP is a long established top 200 law firm with offices in Surrey and South West London. We are ranked in the UK Chambers & Partners Directory.

We have a long history and big ambitions. We combine the depth of knowledge, capabilities and resources of a large firm with the approachability of a local practice. Morrisons is a Lexcel accredited Law Firm and has been awarded a Silver Accreditation for Investors in People.

The practice of law is, at heart, all about people: business people, employers and employees, investors, home owners, private individuals, families, vulnerable adults – people. So, it’s no surprise that we place a very high priority on attracting and recruiting, developing, rewarding and retaining the right people – for our clients and our business.Morrisons is a community of high-calibre professionals – lawyers and support specialists – who are dedicated to delivering expert, commercially focused advice that helps clients to achieve their goals. We choose to do this is in an approachable, down-to-earth, practical way, offering solutions rather than lectures.

As part of our ongoing commitment to training and development we offer a Newly Qualified Development Programme. This applies to all newly qualified solicitors during their first three years of qualification and its purpose is to support and help you reach your full potential.

We encourage all our staff to reflect and commit to the firm’s core values; integrity, insight, and sense of community. Each member of our staff has an important role to play in achieving our goals as a firm, our offices have a community feel to them and we are committed to working together as a team to actively encourage other to excel.

We understand the importance of a healthy work life balance and are open to considering variable working arrangements to support our staff with their commitments outside of work – this includes applications from Job Share partners.

The department

Morrisons Solicitors has a large and comprehensive property practice, with Solicitors supporting clients of all sizes with every aspect of conveyancing, property and land ownership, acquisition, sale, lease and development.

Responsibilities

To undertake fee earning work supervised by the Fee Earners and meet the billing targets associated with this. The role will involve supporting the busy Residential Conveyancing team at our Redhill Office in carrying out administrative functions in a timely and accurate manner.

To undertake a range of duties that will include:

* Opening and closing files

* Issuing contract papers on sales, including issuing papers on plot sales

* Assisting with exchanging of contracts

* Assisting with completions and post completion work

* Liaising with clients, agents and stakeholders in person by the telephone and in writing

* Dealing with enquiries and preparing replies

* Preparing and drafting legal documentation

* Conducting searches

* Checking searches and mortgage offers

* Preparing completion statements and bills

* Preparing pre-completion paperwork, including issuing notices to complete on plot sales and providing accompanying paperwork

* Preparing completions on sale and purchases

* Preparing SDLT Forms and Land Registry Applications and dealing with post completion matters

Additional information

he ideal candidate will have a minimum of 12 months experience of working in a Residential Conveyancing department.

They will also have:

* Strong attention to detail and good drafting skills

* Conscientious, hardworking, with developed critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skill

* Ability to work to strict deadlines, targets and client protocols while maintaining high standards in terms of accuracy and quality

Equal opportunities

Morrisons Solicitors LLP are committed to promoting equal opportunities for all candidates irrespective of your age, sex, race, colour, religion, religious belief, national original marital status, sexual orientation, physical disability or mental disability, including persons who have aids or have tested HIV-positive or any other legally protected classification, except as may be permitted by law. The firm is committed to provide an environment in which the rights and dignity of all its employees are respected, and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment including bullying.

If, as a result of a disability, you believe that there are aspects of the recruitment process or job that you would find more difficult, please contact a member of HR Team as soon as possible. We will then be able to discuss with you any reasonable adjustments that could be made to the recruitment process or the job itself. Any equality data provided by you will be used to monitor our diversity policies and practices.
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