Conveyancing

Recruiter
REED
Location
Gateshead
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
20 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Nov 2020
Ref
1765433419
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
REED are very excited to be recruiting for a client in Gateshead for an immediate opportunity for a Conveyancer.

This is a temporary opportunity, initially, so will need to be immediately available to start.

Paid an hourly rate.

We are looking for:
  • Immediately Available
  • An experienced conveyancer who is familiar with all applicable procedures, policies and law in connection with residential/domestic conveyancing â€" both sales and purchases.
  • An ability to work under pressure and multi task.
  • IT proficient to a reasonable degree with use of Microsoft applications particularly word, and outlook email.
  • Be trustworthy and conscience, of good character, with no criminal record.

Job Description
  • To manage and progress conveyancing files in residential sales and purchases, including but not limited to:
    • Review files and communicate with clients and others in person, on the phone, by letter or by email
    • Take instructions from clients
    • Seek to protect clients' interests at all times, while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering
    • Obtain or check Land Registry documents or title deeds (if the land is unregistered)
    • Draft or check sales contracts and agree terms with the conveyancer acting for the other party to the transaction
    • Collate and send or check supporting legal and financial documents
    • Prepare completion statements
    • Exchange contracts and complete the transaction
    • If the property is leasehold, obtain the landlord's agreement to the sale or the change of mortgage and deal with apportionments of rent and service charges.

Specific tasks for purchase transactions include:
  • Carrying out and checking pre-contract searches by checking whether the property is affected by local authority proposals, leases, easements or covenants, mortgages, land tax, susceptibility to flooding or subsidence, or liability for unsound building structures and repairs
  • Receive and check mortgage instructions from lenders and undertake specific tasks required
  • Prepare transfer and mortgage deeds
  • Receive mortgage funds
  • Pay stamp taxes and deal with the registration of client and lender with the Land Registry.

If interested please apply today for an immediate start!