Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

One Housing

London, England, United Kingdom Remote

Full time

Paralegal

Jun 8

Senior Conveyancing Paralegal

We are One Housing and we create places for people to call home and support them to live well. With a breadth of services and expertise to help people whatever their housing, care, or support needs.

Our Property Services team is knowledgeable, skilled, friendly and we love what we do. We are passionate about the high quality of service we provide.

We offer our colleagues a friendly, collaborative workplace and the chance to build a rewarding career with a not-for-profit organisation that is proud to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, each and every day.

Join our Property Services team as a Senior Conveyancing Paralegal.

Housing sits at the heart of our organisation. We believe that everyone deserves a safe, secure, affordable home. Our Property Services team is crucial in helping us deliver on this vision.

The team works on the provision and maintenance of our large portfolio of properties. This demands strong organisational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with customers, other teams and external service providers.

We’re an organisation with strong values. We keep our promises; we do a great job; we value diversity; we work together; and we look for ways to improve. These are what make us such a great team, working together as one to achieve our vision.


The role

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join us in the position of Senior Conveyancing Paralegal based in Camden.

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000 per annum

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible to provide day-to-day assistance to the Legal team’s solicitors on a range of conveyancing matters and to ensure that the Legal team provides excellent customer-focused legal services to all its customers and clients
  • Carry and manage own caseload of various conveyancing matters including, but not limited to, new plot sales, void sales, staircasings, assignments, resales as well as various home purchase schemes such as Preserved Right to Buy, Right to Acquire, Social HomeBuy, etc
  • Draft and prepare various legal documents including deeds, licences, lease extensions, transfers and any others documents as required
  • Respond to enquiries received from solicitors as well as raising enquiries when acting for One Housing in an acquisition matter.
  • Ensure all work carried out is of exceptional standard, delivered in accurate and timely manner, and in line with regulatory requirements of the legal profession and legal compliance standards
  • Pro-actively engage and contribute to the Legal team and Development department, actively collaborating with other teams across One Housing, to provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain an accurate record of income, savings and legal work in accordance with the recording requirements prescribed.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly statistics and KPI’s reports
  • Meet all targets set and any relevant corporate objectives
  • Pro-actively build excellent relationships with residents, customers and any internal or external stakeholders to ensure an outstanding legal service is provided
  • Provide excellent legal service that is tailored around the customer. Service that is prompt, clear and reliable and shows an understanding of the business context. Ensure a service that demonstrates value for money, solution-focused and innovative


What you will need to succeed

We are looking for someone who believes in working together as part of a team, who shares our values and is friendly and positive.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Law degree level education (LLB) or Professional Paralegal qualification obtained from a body recognised by the Institute of Paralegals
  • Previous residential and/or commercial conveyancing experience to effectively support a team of solicitors
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and excellent file management skills
  • Ability to draft complex legal documents and engage in legal research
  • Experience of working in a legal environment, assisting solicitors to achieve high performance targets
  • Experience of working as a fee earner and achieving fee targets
  • Post graduate legal training or qualification, such as PLC or Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) membership
  • Possesses good IT skills generally, but specifically in Excel and Outlook, as well as the ability to learn and master new systems quickly
  • Ability to build effective links with relevant stakeholders and clients both within One Housing and externally
  • Displays commitment to delivering exemplary customer service
  • Possesses working knowledge of the legislation around property management, landlord and tenant and contracts including residential leases
  • Ability to work out of hours and at weekends as required
  • Ability to work as reasonably required in any of One Housing’s geographical areas


The offer

Our Life@One benefits offer you an array of perks designed with your wellbeing in mind.

  • Salary: £30,000 - £33,000
  • Your holidays are important to us. Take up to 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Lean travel. Spread the cost of your commute with a season ticket loans and our Cycle2Work scheme, open to all colleagues
  • Get paid to do good. We offer you two days off on full pay each year to volunteer in our communities.
  • Looking forward to your big bucket list trip? You can buy or sell up to five days annual leave each year.
  • Look after your loved ones. Our healthcare cash back plan allows you to claim back cash for you and your family’s healthcare.
  • Well done! With our colleague recognition programme you will know when you’ve done a #greatjob
  • Learning never stops. One Academy, our innovative, in-house learning and development offering is designed to help you take your career to the next level.
  • We’re here for you. Our employee assistance programme offers counselling and support for you and your family 24/7.
  • Stay book-smart. Take up to five paid days off per year to study toward a relevant qualification.
  • Experience new things. We offer you a career break after 3 years’ continuous service.


Other

As an organisation with a strong social purpose, One Housing works in some of the most diverse communities in the UK and their workforce reflects that. We understand the strength we gain from having and supporting our diverse teams. The different skills and experiences that our colleagues from different backgrounds bring to us allow us to make better decisions, consider different views and be an altogether more interesting and cohesive place to work.

We welcome applications from everyone.

Apply today for a fulfilling career in our Property Services team


Job Reference: OHG02080

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