Paralegal - Conveyancing/Private Client

  • Lancaster
  • Permanent
  • £23,000 - £25,000 per annum

My client, a long established firm with a heritage spanning over 150 years, are looking for an ambitious and confident paralegal to join their busy team. 

The role is to support both the Conveyancing and the Wills and Probate teams within the law firm in their Lancaster office.

The ideal candidate should have some experience/knowledge of conveyancing, wills, probate and LPA`s but applications are invited from people who don’t necessarily have direct experience but have ambition and an interest in the Law.

Training is provided and you will be supervised by experienced Solicitors. The role is ideal for someone who wishes to develop their career and is a rare opportunity of this nature!!!

Your role: 

  • You will be working in the areas of residential conveyancing, wills, probate, estate planning, and lasting powers of attorney matters 
  • Assisting with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks 
  • Preparing standard correspondence and documents 
  • Ordering property searches 
    Property Due Diligence 
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) return and payment 
  • Land Registry applications
  • Assisting with the drafting of wills, lasting powers of attorney, probate applications, estate planning 
  • Reviewing client account ledgers 
  • Update case management system and database 
  • Take and make calls to clients and others in a professional and friendly manner 
  • Undertake compliance and risk management training courses provided by the firm 

The Candidate:

EducationMinimum requirements: Maths and English GCSE’s along with two A-levels, all at grade C or above.

  • Experience in residential conveyancing, wills, and probate would be an advantage but not essential 
  • You must be a driven, energetic, enthusiastic individual and be able to demonstrate an excellent work ethic 
  • A good command of English spelling, punctuation and grammar 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages 
  • Ability to prioritise daily workload/good time management skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Excellent customer service skills, including a professional and friendly telephone manner 

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary, dependent on level of experience
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme 
  • Genuine opportunity to progress for the right candidate!!!!

To apply for this Paralegal Conveyancing/Private Client role or to explore our other opportunities please send a CV to or call the office to discuss with Adam Dell’Armi or Justine Forshaw on 01772 259121.

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