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Conveyancing Executive – Melbourne

Job Description

We believe in working hard to deliver the best service to our clients but we also recognise there is more to life than hard work.

We want every member of staff to drive into work feeling happy, every day. We have built up a fantastic culture within our business that welcomes and involves all staff across the country, and we provide a supportive, fun environment for you.

Holidays: 23 days basic plus 8 Bank and Public Holidays.

We also offer 1 extra day holiday for each 5 year service up to a maximum of 2 extra days.

We promise to make your career enjoyable and rewarding whilst working with EHL and will be committed to progressing and developing you.

To see our full list of benefits please visit: http://www.ehlgroup.co.uk/ehl-careers/best-place-to-work/

Role Title: Conveyancing Executive

Working from Monday to Friday

Working Hours: 9am-5pm

Location: Melbourne

Main Purpose of Job

As a Conveyancing Executive your primary role is to run a caseload under supervision. All of your work will be signed off by a supervisor. You will provide support to the Conveyancing Senior in conducting client work on their behalf and managing your own caseload.

Main Responsibilities (this list is non-exhaustive)

Main Tasks: List of areas of responsibilities

  • Liaising with clients to ensure full understanding of the purchase and sale contract;
  • Preparing documentation for the conveyancing of property;
  • Liaising with fellow professionals from legal practices, banks and accountancy firms;
  • Filing and indexing paperwork;
  • Managing your own caseload with little supervision;
  • Meeting and interviewing clients to establish the firm’s suitability to provide the necessary advice and services, based on the firm’s specialism;
  • Advising a client on the law and legal issues relating to their case;
  • Drafting documents, letters and contracts as required;
  • Researching and analysing documents and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure;
  • Checking all documentation prior to signing and implementing;
  • Time recording and billing;
  • Carrying out all necessary AML requirements;
  • Ensuring you comply with the CML and Panel requirements;
  • Ensuring all files meet compliance requirements;
  • Keeping up to date with compliance procedures and policies;
  • Keeping up to date with changes and developments in the law by reading journals and law reports;
  • To check any problems with senior staff;
  • Freehold Sales, Freehold Purchases, Leasehold Sales, Leasehold Purchases, Help to Buy and HTB ISA’s;

Wide reaching responsibilities:

  • To act in the best interest of the firm at all times;
  • To adhere to the group policies at all times;
  • To act in accordance with reasonable instructions given by senior managers at all times;
  • To act in a manner that promotes and protects the firm’s reputation;
  • To maintain high standards of client care at all times;
  • To enforce the firm policies;
  • To promote the core values of the firm;
  • To cultivate the culture of the firm.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

  • 3-4 years’ experience required
  • To be able to work autonomously;
  • To take responsibility for your files;
  • To become an integral part of the team;
  • A strong desire to learn;
  • Enthusiastic and ambitious;
  • The ability to complete assigned tasks effectively and promptly;
  • Social and positive attitude and personality;
  • Adaptable and accommodating;
  • A professional approach;
  • A smart and tidy appearance;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • IT competent, particularly with reference to the use of Word and Excel.

Job Type: Full-time

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