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Job Reference: AS1255

Paralegal - Social Housing

  • Location: East of England
  • Position: Paralegal - Social Housing
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Paralegal - Social Housing - East Anglia
Competitive salary + Benefits

A leading team within a Top100 firm are recruiting for a highly experienced Paralegal to run their own caseload. This is a varied role within a team that acts for the Region’s major Housing Associations and a number of Local Authorities. The successful candidate can be based at one of a number of offices within East Anglia.

Strong legal experience is essential for this role, ideally in residential conveyancing or dealing with high volume caseloads.

Tasks will include:

  • Running own caseload of single unit disposals and acquisitions including shared ownership sales and right to buy sales

  • Obtaining title documents from the Land Registry Portal

  • Carrying out searches and pre-completion searches

  • Providing progress reports to supervisor and to clients and intermediaries

  • Providing cover and support to other paralegals within the team as and when required

  • Assisting with technical drafting and approval of infrastructure deeds

  • Co-ordinating and dealing with ad-hoc queries from clients

  • To assist team members with site acquisitions and related transactions

  • To prepare SDLT Returns

  • Preparing Land Registry applications and finalising registrations

  • Researching specific legal topics when requested and carrying out title investigations

Skills and Experience:
  • Proven IT/typing skills; good/advanced knowledge of Excel and Word

  • Legal experience is required, ideally in residential conveyancing or dealing with high volume caseloads. 

  • Enthusiastic with the ability to hit the ground running 

  • A flexible, highly motivated, proactive and ‘can do’ working style;

  • Good organisation and communication skills with the ability to prioritise effectively

Benefits include:
  • Agile Working Policy

  • Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice

  • Private Healthcare - BUPA

  • Life Assurance - 4 x salary / Permanent Health Insurance

If you like the look of this role apply now.
For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


'Hollie really listened to my career aspirations and took the time to select a specific role. I received 1:1 interview coaching which gave me confidence throughout the entire recruitment process. Thanks to Errington I have secured my ideal job, much sooner and with much more ease than I could possibly have done without them!' Thanks again to Hollie, especially for the time she spent with me going over interview questions and for you negotiating my salary yesterday'.
Ruby, Legal Support, East Anglia - Legal Support , East Anglia


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