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Contract Paralegal - Conveyancing

Job details
Posting date: 04 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 03 July 2024
Location: Remote, BS1 5TR
Company: TLT LLP
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: 1686


We are recruiting for a Contract Paralegal with conveyancing experience to support our Lender Sales team in Bristol. TLT's Lender Sales team deal with the sales of those properties that have been taken into possession. The role will be traditional conveyancing with a twist due to the nature of the work undertaken. The role requires Bristol office attendance therefore, candidates will ideally reside in the Bristol region or within a commutable distance.

The role will be on an initial 3 month contract with the possibility of extension. You will be working on a day rate via an Umbrella company.

The Role

As a Contract Paralegal your day-to-day remit includes:

  • Responsible for own caseload of sale files, referring all legal aspects to the Team Supervisor or Team Manager
  • Preparation of communications, contracts and documents as instructed by senior Fee Earners
  • Processing new matters using case management system
  • Use case management system to action workflow entries on a daily basis and from the Schedule for individual files
  • Regularly update clients and asset managers as to progress of matters.
  • Ensure that all matters are billed promptly at exchange

Your Skills and Experience

  • Previous administration experience
  • Previous telephone handling experience
  • To demonstrate a natural empathy/affinity with Clients and a good telephone manner, with a clear diction
  • Proactivity and attention to detail
  • Organisational and time management skills.

Your Team

Operating from our offices in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast, we have specialist expertise in each UK jurisdiction. We act for banks, building societies, other secured lenders and third party services. We support on repossession conveyancing for these clients, so that when a property is taken into possession the title checking process is carried out promptly, and a sale progressed proactively. We also provide advice and support to fixed charge receivers from validating their appointment through to dealing with non-paying tenants or those who remain in the property beyond the end of their tenancy.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

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