Paralegal - Leasehold Enfranchisement

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The Paralegal - Leasehold Enfranchisement role

We are looking for a paralegal to work within our growing Leasehold Enfranchisement Team. This role is based in our new A12 Commercial Hub at Marks Tey.

Your primary role as a paralegal will be to support the firm’s specialist leasehold enfranchisement solicitors in proactively progressing clients’ leasehold matters, including statutory and non-statutory lease extensions, freehold purchases relating to leasehold houses, Deeds of Variation and collective enfranchisement. You will work closely with our specialist leasehold enfranchisement solicitors and with our leasehold enfranchisement Client Enquiries Executive.

The day to day

  • Liaising with clients and third parties via email, telephone and letter
  • Producing and distributing standard, template letters to clients and third parties
  • Proactively following-up with clients and third partis for responses to communications
  • Generating and providing completion statements
  • Handling general enquiries from clients and third parties
  • Compiling and submitting Land Registry applications
  • Liaising with client post-completion and confirming registration at the Land Registry

What experience do I need?

Prior experience in leasehold enfranchisement matters is preferable but not essential. In the absence of specific leasehold enfranchisement matter experience, previous residential or commercial property matter experience is required.

What skills and attributes should I have?

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Conscientious
  • A great team player

What are we offering?

A competitive salary which will be subject to previous experience, as well as a modern and agile working environment at the firm’s brand new regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub, at Marks Tey, Colchester. The A12 commercial Hub offers colleagues free parking, agile working space, and easy access by road (being based on J25 of the A12) or train (500m from Marks Tey train station). You will be based alongside Holmes & Hills’ other leasehold enfranchisement specialist, the wider Commercial Property Team and the firm’s Head of Residential Property.

About the company

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the brand new 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 140 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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We apologise, but due to the volume of applications we are currently receiving, we may not always be able to respond to unsuccessful applicants.

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