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JOB TITLE: Conveyancing Paralegal
REPORTING TO: Conveyancing Team Manager
SALARY: Negotiable on experience (Full Time)
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Applications must be made by way of handwritten cover letter and typed resume. These documents should be submitted as pdf copies to swood@bhlaw.com.au

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with conveyancing experience to join our property team as a paralegal.

We are a long-standing and highly regarded law firm in the Albury Wodonga region that is seeking to expand its property team. We are seeking a motivated and reliable individual to manage the majority of our firm’s conveyancing. The successful applicant will be part of a small team dedicated to delivering a high standard of legal work for its property law clients.

YOU WILL EXPERIENCE:
• A firm which values your role
• A high level of autonomy and flexibility
• Our commitment to your development and progress including opportunities for formal external training and the opportunity to become a Justice of the Peace (if certificate not already held)
• Inclusion in the development and pursuit of the firm’s goals and vision
• Opportunities to make a difference within your work environment

YOU WILL LIKELY BE:
• Experienced in a conveyancing environment
• Competent in document production with a fast typing speed
• Capable of implementing processes and systems within your work environment

YOU WILL CERTAINLY BE:
• Capable of demonstrating strong literacy and numeracy skills
• Able to demonstrate a coherent writing style
• Able to use your own initiative when completing tasks
• Committed to high levels of client satisfaction
• Able to work well with other colleagues and when under pressure

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Comply with all Belbridge Hague policies and procedures at all times
• Deal effectively with clients and third parties both verbally and in writing to provide information and updates in relation to conveyancing
• Maintain current and accurate records of all tasks completed as directed by our firm’s procedures, for the benefit of clients and other staff members
• Timely and accurate preparation of contract documents and other forms
• Carry out contract exchanges in a timely manner
• Prepare accurate and timely invoices and settlement statements
• Calculate settlement adjustments accurately and in a timely manner
• Comply with current trust account regulations including the keeping of accurate records
• Undertake settlement procedures
• Promote and develop Belbridge Hague Law as a brand within the local community
• Maintain a current and comprehensive knowledge of conveyancing and any changes to property law, for the benefit of clients and the firm
• Attend and contribute to meetings with your own team and with other staff members
• Undertake other administrative duties as may reasonably be required from time to time
• Operate electronic conveyancing workspaces on PEXA