Conveyancing Paralegal

Holidays: 33 days holiday inclusive of bank and other public holidays
Salary: Up to £20,500 pa dependent on experience.Other benefits also available subject to satisfactory completion of a 3 month probationary period.
Location: Loughborough (we have a flexible working policy in place).
Contract: Full time/ Permanent

The Firm

Straw and Pearce is a well-established firm. It is a highly skilled, full-service firm based in the heart of Loughborough. We are modern, progressive law firm. We’re driven by new ideas; excited by new approaches; and also refreshingly down-to-earth. We think differently and we’ve built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. We have progression opportunities across the firm. We offer additional staff benefits including government pension, death in service and critical illness.

 The Role

As a conveyancing paralegal, you will be assisting and supporting the Head of Department on a varied case load of Freehold, Leasehold, Newbuild, RTB’s, shared ownership and Transfer of Equity properties. You will have hands on support from our experienced solicitors and will benefit greatly from the combined knowledge and experience of the firm’s conveyancing team. You will be a key member of the conveyancing department and will have a positive impact on the firm’s already excellent growth and reputation.

Your day to day responsibilities may include:

  • Various admin tasks to include providing quotes, file opening and ordering searches
  • Obtaining instructions from clients
  • Drafting correspondence and providing advice to clients (subject to close supervision)
  • Matter management and client reporting
  • Post completion tasks
  • Liaising with third parties
  • Preparing invoices and completion statements

Skills & Experience

  • A degree qualification is essential and a law degree desirable.
  • Legal assistant/Paralegal experience is desirable, but not essential
  • Excellent client engagement and IT skills are also required.

The work undertaken by the successful candidate will qualify as ‘Qualifying Work Experience’ for the purposes of qualifying as a solicitor. Study leave will be provided for the sitting of the SQE exams.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to Ms Jane Ball: