Conveyancing Locum

Conveyancing Locum

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Job Reference No: VAC-19797

Ref No: 3513554

Two locums sought by a national law firm with offices in Leeds, situated about 3/4 mile from the train station.
They are looking for two locums to join their equity release team and cover about 50-60 files. The company undertakes property work on behalf of lenders and this is a volume environment (although the caseload for the equity release department is smaller as this is a new team).
Job info:
” Manage a caseload of equity release conveyancing matters to include, purchases, transfers of equity, remortgages, lease checks and security registration from instruction to post completion
” Conduct a full title investigation to establish any defects/risks, which may impact on the use of the property and/or the clients/lenders security
” Any complexities identified from the title check must be dealt with in accordance with client/internal SLA’s taking into consideration any additional requirements, for example the Council of Mortgage Lenders handbook
” Where appropriate, report risks/solutions to lenders in accordance with the Equity Release Council, and Council of Mortgage Lenders Handbook
” Where appropriate, report risks to Clients and identify time efficient solutions
” Ensure that every case / activity is worked as proactively and accurately as possible, updating all parties regularly
” Achieve individual, business and client targets, maintaining quality standards whilst maximising financial performance ensuring risk, complaints and write offs are minimised
” Flexible working to cover opening hours required by our Clients
” Liaise with clients/customers/3rd parties by telephone to keep them regularly and proactively updated and progress the case within SLAs
” Ensure that all completed files are billed correctly and funds have been sent to the correct place
” Provide support/guidance to the administrators/assistants
Start date is asap.
3 month assignment until they recruit permanently.
Any interest please let me know. Proposed hourly rate and start date very useful.

Region: West Yorkshire
Salary or Hourly Rate: £30 - 35 per hour + estimated
Areas of Law: Conveyancing
Country: England