Legal


Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor

Southport
Permanent
Negotiable

Job Title: Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor – Property

Location: Southport

Salary: Negotiable

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Hodge Halsall is a traditional but modern firm of solicitors offering a wealth of specialist knowledge to both corporate and individual clients not just locally but across the UK. The firm places importance on providing technically excellent advice with a practical and sensitive approach, working in partnership with its clients. Clients receive friendly and effective advice from a solicitor whom they can trust.

The Role

They are now looking for a full time Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor. Working within the Property Department you will be responsible for providing support to the team of property lawyers as well as developing your own role.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working within a Conveyancing team is essential
  • Dealing with clients both in person and over the phone
  • Opening and creating new files
  • Applying for searches and checks
  • Using Land Registry Direct and preparing Land Registry applications
  • Sending and receiving letters, memos faxes and emails
  • Preparing bills and completion statements/post-completion documents
  • Preparing and filing Stamp Duty Land Transaction returns
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation and information
  • Ensuring that outstanding client care is given at all times
  • Actively progressing the client’s matter to conclusion
  • Utilising the Firm’s case management system to best effect
  • Complying with the Firm’s various policies and procedures

The Candidate:

  • Efficient and professional
  • Super organised
  • Friendly and helpful
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Trustworthy, discreet and reliable
  • Good with English (verbally and written)
  • Proficient in using a computer (especially Word, Excel and MS Office)
  • Able to work in a team and on own initiative
  • Calm under pressure

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Paralegal, Legal Executive, Conveyance Executive, Legal, Fee Earner may also be considered for this role.