(BF5111) Legal Practitioner (Residential and Commercial Conveyancing)

Buckingham Futures Published: October 9, 2017


Ref: BF5111


Our client in North West London is recruiting for a Legal Practitioner (Residential and Commercial Conveyancing).


Job Purpose

Working under supervision but responsible for their own case load, to support the residential and commercial property department with the full range of conveyancing procedures from commencement to completion of transaction.

Role also includes provision of secretarial/administrative support to include typing of audio dictation.


Key Responsibilities


Working under supervision, the key responsibilities are:



  • Taking instructions from Solicitor for sale and purchase files, transfers of title, new build purchases, discharge and remortgage work.
  • Dealing with clients, estate agents, mortgage lenders and solicitors at every stage of the transaction from initial instructions and noting interest, throughout missive stage (under supervision) and through to completion.
  • Advising and keeping clients up to date with the progress of their transaction both via email and telephone contact.
  • Preparing Standard Security for signature.
  • Ordering Searches on sale and on purchase reviewing same and interpreting results.
  • Noting Title on both registered and and unregistered properties and reporting to client on terms.
  • Preparing Disposition and all other conveyancing drafts.
  • Raising observations both standard and in light of search entries and Home Report review.
  • Preparing Report on Title and ordering funds from Lender.
  • Preparing settlement terms in readiness for completion of transaction.


Case Management

  • Opening and closing files.
  • Dealing with credit and debit balances and ledger reviews.
  • Effective monitoring and scrutiny of files ensuring timescales are met and that paperwork is processed, filed and kept up-to-date.


General Administration

  • To provide general administrative and secretarial support to the Team.
  • To provide secretarial cover during periods of planned and unplanned leave.


Essential requirements:


  • Conveying experience obtained in a similar role.
  • Good knowledge of residential property processes and procedures following the
  • Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 and confidence in managing transactions as aresult of the changes introduced by same.
  • Efficient and well organised, with attention to detail.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible with ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise heavy workload within tight time constraints under pressure.
  • Secretarial and audio dictation skills.
  • Working knowledge of retrieving information online from Registers Direct.


Salary will be competitive and will reflect your experience and qualifications.


If you have the right experience for this role and feel your skills and experience match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact us on 020 8732 5450 or email info@buckinghamfutures.com

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