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Job Reference: AS1270

Residential Property Paralegal

  • Location: Norfolk
  • Position: Residential Property Paralegal
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Property Paralegal - Norwich - Competitive salary + benefits

A great opportunity has arisen within an established law firm where client service standards and quality of work are of the highest importance. This is an ideal role for an experienced Property Paralegal seeking to progress their career in a firm with high quality work and an enviable reputation in the local market.

This role will require the successful candidate to be capable in running their own caseload under minimal supervision and therefore you must possess strong experience as a paralegal. 

Tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Opening, preparing and managing files and bundles. Drafting contracts, checking titles, preparing initial reports to clients on initial paperwork and documentation on behalf of fee earners to agreed deadlines.

  • Applying for and reporting on local searches, chancel, environmental, plans searches and drainage searches, index map searches and any other relevant searches.

  • Liaising with clients, agents and lenders and providing quotes to clients.

  • Undertaking and confirming exchange of contracts and advising parties thereafter including standard application for redemption monies, applications for new mortgage monies, advising agents.

  • Preparing and approving transfers and attending to completion requisitions for and on behalf of fee earners.

  • Applying for and reporting on pre-completion searches

  • Preparing and finalising Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns, land registration and dealing with discharge of registered charges.  

Skills/ Experience required:
  • Strong experience working as a Paralegal in Residential Property is essential for this role

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals

  • Highly motivated, reliable and dedicated to delivering client service to the highest standards;

  • A keenness to work closely with clients to build and strengthen firm/client professional relationships;

  • Commercial awareness

  • Attention to detail

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.

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…


"I first emailed Hollie of Errington Legal with my CV and what sort of position I was looking to move into in March. She called me within 24 hours of receiving my CV to discuss in more detail what exactly it was I wanted to do and help move my career forward. Within a week she had found me a suitable role and put me forward for interview. I got offered the position and Hollie has been a total superstar with keeping in touch, giving me all the information I needed and answering/solving any problems or queries I have had, above and beyond the call of duty! I would recommend Hollie and of course Errington Legal for anyone looking for a new role, she really takes the time to listen to you and find you the perfect job."
Sharon L - Legal PA , Cambridge


Errington Legal are out of London Legal Recruitment specialists with offices in:

Milton Keynes

Errington Legal Recruitment
Milton Keynes


20 Station Road

T: 01223 803814


61 Abbeygate Street
Bury St Edmunds
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