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Legal Secretary

Confident Property Paralegal / Legal Secretary

Hybrid Role based at Rugby and moving to Coventry (Oct 2022)

£ Extremely Competitive


A global leader in the construction industry is now seeking a confident property Paralegal/ Legal Secretary to join their small and friendly legal team.

You will be working on a hybrid basis (3 days in office), initially working from their Rugby office and moving to Coventry in October 2022.

You will be reporting directly to the Legal Director but you will be primarily supporting the Property Solicitor.

The successful applicant will need to have a background with the following:

  • Legal background (particularly in property/conveyancing) essential.
  • Confident across range of IT systems including MS office and PowerPoint
  • Digital dictation experience preferable
  • Confident carrying out property searches as and when requested by the Property Solicitor
  • Completing and submit SDLT applications
  • Arranging meetings as and when requested (currently using Microsoft Teams)
  • Accessing the Land Registry online portal to download title documents, submit registrations and to record Land Registry charges to IBM
  • Maintaining and updating Legal Archives/Property Deeds
  • Background Seeking Property Deeds & Documents
  • Manage external solicitors invoices
  • Managing Legal Team’s invoices
  • Supporting lawyers and Paralegal with administrative tasks.
  • Drafting Land Registry certificates
  • Managing absence/sickness record for legal team and record on SAP & Smartsheet. Submit all internal forms to HR after sickness absence.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and knowledgeable Legal Secretary who is looking to make their mark within a large international company.

Please apply ASAP if you feel that this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Leasehold Officer

Leasehold Officer


Manchester/ Home Working

35 hours pw

We are currently working on behalf of a social housing provider based in Manchester to recruit to a Leasehold Officer on a permanent basis.

The role will enable home working most days, however there is the option to utilise their Manchester based offices if preferred.

The post will process the sale of the providers properties through Right to Acquire, Right to Buy and Shared Ownership, to process staircasing, assignments and lease extensions, and to assist with other disposals and legal enquiries.

Responsibilities of the Leasehold Officer includes:

  • Working within Leasehold & Private Rent Team
  • Processing properties via Right to Acquire, Right to Buy and Shared Ownership
  • Processing staircasing, assignments and lease extensions
  • Assisting with disposals and legal enquiries
  • Acting as the first point of contact for enquiries from tenants, solicitors, leaseholders and freeholders
  • Ensuring that all processes follow procedure, that systems are up to date and that processes meet legal requirements and timescales
  • Ensuring that applicants meet RTA/ RTB criteria and that money laundering checks are carried out as appropriate
  • Advising customers on their obligations and responsibilities as per their lease or deed
  • Assisting in property purchases and/ or buybacks
  • Providing reports to managers and other departments
  • Setting Service charges and rents and review accounts for relevant leaseholders and Shared Owners

Experience of the Leasehold Officer includes:

  • Knowledge of Right to Buy and Right to Acquire
  • Knowledge of lease extensions and staircasing
  • Driver and access to a vehicle

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Divisional Manager at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful