New Build/Plot Sales Conveyancer

Cavendish Maine
Up to £35,000 PA
10 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: New Build/Plot Sales Conveyancer

Location: Stafford

Salary: Up to £35,000

Job Ref: MJC/2001

An exceptional and unique law firm in Stafford is seeking a conveyancer or paralegal with New Build/Plot Sales experience to join their rapidly expanding residential conveyancing department. Conveyancing experience is essential as the successful candidate will be helping to develop a New Build department and will be working directly with the head of that department.

Established for over 25 years, this firm offers a down to earth service based on clarity and straight talking. Their clients enjoy outstanding service and results and each one is dealt with in a bespoke manner. They employ around 50 staff and are rated as a Tier 1 provider of legal services in the Legal 500. They are commended for their honest and responsive team.

Job Role:

  • Taking instructions and opening files
  • Sending terms and conditions of business and estimates of fees and disbursements
  • Handling ID and AML checks
  • Communication with onsite sales negotiators and in-house legal representatives to identify targeted exchanges and give updates about plot progression
  • Update “New Build Completions” calendar once notice to complete has been served or if completion has been fixed
  • Carry out OS2 and Bankruptcy searches
  • Obtaining or checking Land Registry documents or title deeds
  • Collating and sending or checking supporting documents
  • Carrying out and checking pre-contract searches
  • Obtaining indemnity policy quotes
  • Receiving and checking mortgage instructions
  • Referring Disclosure of Incentives Form as required to the lender for approval
  • Preparing H2B letters and submitting SOL1 and SOL2 to H2B agent
  • General H2B administration
  • Ordering the Help to Buy ISA Bonus
  • Arranging the signing and return of contracts, transfer and mortgage deeds
  • Dealing with leasehold allowances/retention in respect of service charge and ground rent
  • Preparing memorandum of exchange and exchange letters
  • Requesting redemption statements
  • Requesting mortgage funds
  • Dealing with all financial aspects of a transaction
  • Preparing completion statements
  • Preparing Bills
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure smooth completion
  • Preparing completion letters and placing indemnity policies on risk
  • Preparation and submission of SDLT forms
  • Preparing and dealing with Leasehold notices/Certificate of Compliance
  • Preparing and dealing with any stock transfer form/share certificates
  • Preparing and submitting AP1 together with supporting docs
Essential Requirements:

  • At least 1 year of New Build/Plot Sales Experience
  • Experience of freehold, leasehold and new builds
  • Knowledge of New Build Developers
Please contact Matt Cole on 01275 813014 for further info.

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