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Residential Property – Chartered Legal Executive – Surrey

This a rare opportunity work closely with a Chambers recognised Partner, providing support and assistance to ensure the work of the department is completed in a professional and timely manner. You will have responsibility for the management of a team of 2/3 paralegals

Residential Property – Chartered Legal Executive – Surrey

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref JRW/9949
  • Salary Competitive
  • Experience Level 2- 5 YRS PQE
  • Practice Area Property

Job Description

Residential Property – Chartered Legal Executive

This a rare opportunity work closely with a Chambers recognised Partner, providing support and assistance to ensure the work of the department is completed in a professional and timely manner. You will also have responsibility for the management of a team of 2/3 paralegals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling residential plot sales matters for large developer clients including
  • Drafting contracts, leases and transfers
  • Dealing with pre-contract queries
  • Maintaining up to date data rooms containing sale pack documents
  • Managing deposits and payments/ client balances/ funds transfers
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date transaction schedules
  • Providing regular updates to clients and other stakeholders
  • Managing exchanges and completions
  • Dealing with ancillary matters such as deeds of variation/ supplemental agreements
  • Acting on other residential matters as necessary, including sales, purchases, mortgages/ refinancing, lease extensions
  • Providing support to members of the wider team as necessary
  • Managing and supervising the junior members of the team
  • Networking and attending meetings or events as required

Experience and Skills Required

  • Pro-active, organised, flexible and reliable
  • Experienced supervisor
  • Used to working to tight timescales and juggling a variety of matters at any one time
  • Commercial and client-focused
  • Effective at managing expectations and client relationships
  • Confident and experienced in handling the residential sale and purchase matters
  • Experience of managing large scale residential development matters
  • Qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive

Origin Legal is handling a number of Property vacancies throughout the South East. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.