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Paralegal Residential Property

Job Description


Residential Property department

Comptons Solicitors LLP is looking for an experienced Residential Conveyancing Paralegal to work within their friendly and busy Residential Property team.

Duties of the Paralegal (Residential Property)
  • Using a case management system (Access/DPS)
  • Dealing with a file opening process including AML procedures.
  • Sending an appropriate client care letter and all relevant questionnaire forms.
  • Applying for a management information pack for leasehold properties.
  • Preparing contract pack on a sale.
  • Applying for searches on a purchase.
  • Dealing with all post exchange work such as transfer deed, requisitions on title, redemption figure, mortgage deed, certificate of title, bankruptcy and Land Registry searches, apportionments on a sale
  • Post completion, deal with SDLT return, AP1 including any RX forms, certificates of compliance, notices of transfer and charge
  • Dealing with Land Registry requisitions
  • Reporting registration to the client, refunding on account monies and closing the file.
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Skills and requirements of the Paralegal (Residential Property Role)
  • Previous experience within residential conveyancing
  • Previous experience using a Case Management system
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time-sensitive documents and have exceptional organisational skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-orientated environment.
Benefits offered to the Paralegal (Residential Property)

Comptons offers a hybrid working environment allowing you to work from home three days of the week and two days in the office plus: 

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Regular internal training
  • Friendly and welcoming team
  • Work social events


Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience