Trainee Paralegal / Paralegal (Remortgage Conveyancing) | Aberdein Considine Legal

Trainee Paralegal / Paralegal (Remortgage Conveyancing)

Position type: Full time / Permanent

Location: Aberdeen

We require Paralegals / Trainee Paralegals to join our busy Remortgage Conveyancing Team within our Corporate Property Services department. The role will be based in Aberdeen and the successful candidate will benefit from a challenging and rewarding work environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Importing or opening of remortgage cases from instruction
  • Ordering, receiving and reviewing legal search reports to ascertain what category of remortgage transaction we are acting on
  • Issuing welcome packs to remortgage customers via their chosen method of receipt – portal, electronically and by post
  • Reviewing returned documents by remortgage customers to ensure all are signed correctly, completed in full and contain the required information to allow the transaction to proceed
  • Telephone and email communication with remortgage customers to discuss, progress and review their transaction
  • Liaising mortgage introducers and clients to provide assistance and updates on case
  • Requesting of redemption statements
  • Preparation of reconciliation statements to allow transactions to proceed
  • Ensuring all customers receive all required information throughout the remortgage transaction to ensure there are no objections, inaccuracies or factors which prevent progress
  • Ensuring customers have an efficient, problem free journey through their remortgage transaction
  • Returning voicemails and emails within client SLA guidelines
  • Administration duties where appropriate – scanning, filing, receiving voicemails and distributing them
  • Clarifying and investigating, where appropriate any queries on title and confirming instructions on whether a case is non-standard and checking the case out accordingly
  • Where a complaint is made in relation to a case assisting with providing the Compliance Team with a full review of the case to allow a response to be drafted to the party making the complaint
  • Knowledge of all clients' primary key performance metrics to allow for adherence where possible
  • Ensuring LSPG processes and procedures are adhered to at all times

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • HND in Legal Services or a BA in Law and Management would be advantageous

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working within a conveyancing environment with practical experience carrying out purchase, sale and remortgage transactions
  • Knowledge of the legal process and requirements in residential conveyancing transactions

APTITUDES

Essential

  • Organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desirable

  • Able to work on own initiative

How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN