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Legal Support

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Sunderland
Permanent
Full-time

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Our legal teams provide an efficient, service led and cost-effective plot conveyancing function that supports the business across the UK. This is particularly in relation to its key operation of plot sales, including the provision of accurate reports and forecasts.

You will be responsible for providing legal secretarial support to both the Regional Solicitor and Divisional Legal Manager. You will provide an efficient, service led and cost-effective legal secretarial service that supports the business, particularly in relations to its key operations of land acquisition, disposal and plot sales.

What you will do:

  • Drafting, amending, formatting and checking complex legal documents as directed by the RS / DLM
  • Undertaking SDLT calculations and the completion and submission of SDLT forms
  • Completion and submission of Land Registry applications
  • Monitoring the progress of outstanding Land Registry applications, chasing up and checking the online portal for incoming correspondence and documentation
  • Undertaking all pertinent property searches via the online portal, responding to requests for further information and chasing up as appropriate
  • Producing and distributing Legal Reports and Contract Packs to the BU and third parties using electronic resources, including checking title registers and obtaining relevant title documentation
  • Producing correspondence, memoranda and documentation using audio and copy typing as directed
  • Self-directed drafting of correspondence or documentation where appropriate
  • Producing and updating monthly status reports regarding acquisitions, site set up and other important transactions
  • Using the Land Registry portal for SIM searches, priority searches, day list enquiries and other functions
  • Using Companies House to obtain basic company information
  • Diarising and keeping track of key dates
  • Maintaining filing systems, to include updating and amending both paper and electronic filing records, together with archiving records
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries as and when they arise, referring to the appropriate member of the Legal team or other departments within the Company
  • Administrative duties including photocopying, scanning, producing and binding engrossment documents, arranging meetings, franking post and printing correspondence in all media [this list is not exhaustive]

What you will have:

  • Substantial legal secretarial/support experience within a conveyancing or property focussed setting.
  • Used to working to tight deadlines and in a fast paced and pressurised environment.

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you: 

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.  
 
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.  

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.  

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

To all employment agencies

Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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