Conveyancing Paralegal in East London

Crown Law Solicitors LLP

London, England, United Kingdom

Full time

Sep 6

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***MUST HAVE CONVEYANCING EXPERIENCE AND COMPLETED LPC***

Job Purpose: To support the Fee Earner by providing legal assistance to conveyancers and clients.

Key Objectives

  • To assist Fee Earners in the management of caseload by actioning legal procedures as directed.
  • To assist Fee Earners in the management of caseload by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  • To assist Fee Earners in the processing of matters on a timely and cost-effective basis.
  • To support Fee Earners in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the Fee Earner.
  • To attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary
  • To use the correct procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the company’s standards and legal requirements.
  • To improve and enhance the company’s client base by effective liaison with existing clients.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
  • To comply with all, company policies and procedures
  • To ensure our clients received the best possible service at all times
  • To ensure our introducers of business receive the best possible service at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Linking post to client
  • Using Case Management/Ledger Systems
  • Verifying client identification in accordance with company Laundering Policy Guidelines.
  • Opening Files issuing initial documentation/client care forms.
  • Reviewing files ready for archiving/closing files.
  • Ensuring all telephone calls are returned within 2 hours of receipt wherever possible or at the latest, prior to close of business on each working day.
  • Produce contract documentation in accordance with the company procedure and policy
  • Raise pre-contract enquiries
  • Order searches
  • Generally, assist the Fee Earner with file progression with their input and guidance.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Managing Yourself

  • Self-motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
  • Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
  • Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
  • Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
  • Delivers work output to the required standard.
  • Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.

Working with People

  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships with others and is seen as ‘approachable’.
  • Operates effectively as part of a team.
  • Willing to offer help to all colleagues to ensure company success.

Problem Solving

  • Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision making when dealing with problems.
  • Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
  • Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
  • Checks that information is accurate and complete.
  • Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.

Communication Skills

  • Able to express oneself both orally and in writing in a clear and constructive way.
  • Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
  • Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements.
  • Good client / Introducer / supplier handling skills both by telephone and face to face.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • good communication skills with the confidence to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients.
  • the ability to produce a high standard of work, sometimes under pressure, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of computers and software with good keyboard skills.
  • Practical experience of handling client enquiries both face to face and by telephone.

Desirable

  • Working knowledge of Conveyancing.
  • Experience of working in a legal environment.
  • Working knowledge of Solicitors Accounts Rules.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to personal development.


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