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Residential Conveyancing Paralegal

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Paralegal

A highly regarded firm with a long-standing history is currently seeking a new paralegal to join their residential conveyancing team. This role will be based near Southampton, in the town of Chandler's Ford.

The successful residential conveyancing paralegal will provide essential administrative support and assistance to fee-earners in the team.

You will work closely with an experienced Associate, gaining hands-on experience with an interesting caseload of property transactions.

This role offers excellent routes for progression and would suit an individual looking to further their career in residential conveyancing.

Main duties include:

  • Manage client, solicitor, and agent communications
  • Provide quotes, open files, and handle client instructions
  • Perform ID and Money Laundering checks
  • Obtain redemption figures, deeds, and title documentation
  • Prepare contract documentation, issue contracts, and apply for searches
  • Address additional enquiries and learn to handle Freehold and Leasehold purchases
  • Report on mortgages, handle exchange of contracts, and administer post-contract tasks
  • Maintain diaries, meet deadlines, and manage completion processes
  • Handle correspondence, SDLT applications, and title registration
  • Close files and archive documents.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in Residential Conveyancing
  • Accurate and precise typing skills
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Proficient in diary management
  • Thrives under pressure
  • IT literate with knowledge of Case Management
  • Professional with good telephone manners


Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday (+ extra day off on your birthday)
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Regular social events (including theatre trips, wine tasting, festivals, and more throughout the year).


The successful residential conveyancing paralegal will be given plenty of responsibility and client contact.

You will be joining a friendly and welcoming team of individuals who enjoy providing a personal service to their clients.

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