Residential Property Paralegal

  • Job Reference: 67575
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Residential Property, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a commercial firm in Altrincham and they are looking for an experienced paralegal with at least 2 years experience assisting with a property caseload

The role is:

To provide administrative and fee earning support to a busy residential property team from instruction to post completion.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • File opening and administration.
  • General filing, including paper and electronic.
  • Handle day to day enquiries via phone, email, written correspondence.
  • Actively work to convert enquiries into new matters.
  • Gain an understanding of clients' requirements and how to achieve their needs.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Give accurate prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to clients' enquiries whilst managing their expectations.
  • Respond to simple queries raised by other parties' solicitors and amend documents accordingly.
  • Produce standard letters, documents and invoices using case management system with minimal supervision.
  • Work with colleagues to reach completion and exchange deadlines.
  • Post-completion administration including file closure.
  • Ensure proper file management.
  • Ensure all time recording is accurate.
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with the firm's policies and procedures; including dealing with confidential documents.
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required in order to meet personal, SRA and business needs.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the level of the post so as to ensure the efficient running of the firm.
  • Promote and comply with legislation and the firm's policies on equal opportunities and health and safety both in the delivery of services and the treatment of others.
  • Identify and undertake training and development as required in order to meet personal and business needs.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the level of the post so as to ensure the efficient running of the firm.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.