job / property paralegal east central scotland edinburgh 4321
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Property Paralegal - Edinburgh

up to £30k - Legal - Legal
Ref: 4321 Date Posted: Monday 25 Feb 2019
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An opportunity has arisen within a reputable legal firm in Edinburgh City Centre. Due to additional business, the Property team require an experienced Paralegal to join their busy Commercial Property Team. This role will focus on a Residential caseload and involves:

  • To provide a comprehensive, quality service to clients of the firm in all aspects of Conveyancing, including sales and purchases.
  • Maintaining a busy and largely unsupervised caseload with particular emphasis on new build sales, property finance, insolvency sales, high volume residential sales repeat business for corporate clients. Training in leasing will be provided.
  • Taking an active role in business development activities.
  • The opportunity for exposure to commercial property work commensurate with
    experience.
  • Ordering searches, property enquiry certificates, preparing registration forms, drafting LBTT forms etc.
  • Regular reporting to clients by telephone, email and general correspondence
  • Generate satisfactory level of fee income in accordance with agreed set fee income and time targets, record all time and fee promptly during and/or on completion of transactions.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in a similar role would be desirable
  • Methodical approach to work with good organisational skills and ability to prioritise
  • Research skills
  • Ability to communicate in a confident, clear and relaxed way
  • A team player
  • Good IT and word processing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Hours of work are Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm, however offer flexi time.

To apply, please send an updated CV to elaine@lusona.co.uk