D J Alexander Legal

DJ Alexander Legal LLP - 1 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH

Residential Conveyancing Paralegal



DJ Alexander Legal LLP - 1 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh EH3 6DH
Residential Conveyancing Paralegal, Edinburgh
DJ Alexander Legal LLP is a small but expanding residential conveyancing firm in the centre of Edinburgh that is looking to appoint an experienced conveyancing paralegal with at least two years’ experience to their team. This full time vacancy has arisen due to an ever growing workload. Responsibilities include: -
· Taking instructions from Solicitor for sale and purchase files, transfers of title, new build purchases, discharge and remortgage work. Dealing with clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders and solicitors at every stage of the transaction from initial instructions and noting interest, throughout missive stage (under supervision) and through to completion.
· Advising and keeping clients up to date with the progress of their transaction both via email and telephone contact.
· Preparing Standard Security for signature.
· Ordering Searches on sale and on purchase reviewing same and interpreting results.
· Noting Title on both registered and unregistered properties and reporting to client on terms.
· Preparing Disposition and all other conveyancing drafts.
· Raising observations both standard and in light of search entries and Home Report review.
· Preparing Report on Title and ordering funds from Lender.
· Preparing settlement terms in readiness for completion of transaction.
· Submitting LBTT Returns online and having a general knowledge of LBTT requirements to include ADS.
· Registering property with Registers of Scotland and completing necessary Forms for registration.
· Dealing with post settlement claims under guidance from Solicitor.
A Paralegal qualification is essential for this role and the successful person will have a good knowledge of residential property processes and procedures following the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 and confidence in managing transactions as a result of the changes introduced by same.  They should be efficient, well organised with an attention to detail. You will be able to prioritise a heavy workload within tight time constraints under pressure.
Salary dependent on experience and ability to work as part of a team
Please email your CV to fionascott@djalexanderlegal.co.uk

Published Date: 3-Aug-2017