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Legal Executive - Residential Sales Real Estate Group

Job in Dublin - Ireland
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Company: McCann FitzGerald
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-24
Job specializations:
  • Administrative
  • Law/Legal
    Business Law, Law Clerk, Legal Counsel, Law Graduate
Job Description & How to Apply Below

The Role

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms employing over 600 people. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, and educational institutions.

We are seeking to recruit a legal executive to join our busy residential sales unit within our Real Estate Group. The Group, which is renowned nationally and internationally, advises across the complete spectrum of property-related matters.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing individual sales transactions from issue of contracts to completion
  • Involvement in preparation of contract and scheme documentation
  • Managing the issue and return of contracts, third party and closing documents
  • Daily correspondence and interaction with purchaser’s solicitors, agents and clients
  • Replying to pre-contract enquiries and Requisitions on Title
  • Reporting to client in respect of transactions
  • Working closely with existing team and regular reporting to Head of team
  • Preparation of closing documents for each transaction
  • Liaising with third parties such as architects, funders, agents in respect of queries and closing documentation
  • Attending at closings and completing transactions
  • Assisting with registrations, client and 3rd party correspondence
  • Updating sales spread sheets
  • Completion of all necessary post-closing matters including stamping, registrations, billing and file closure documentation
  • Assisting in preparation of documentation for ad hoc commercial property transactions
  • Other administrative tasks and ad hoc projects as requested
  • Experience, Knowledge & Skills

    The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Some legal executive conveyancing experience; ideally with a leading law firm;
  • A strong interest and ability in the area;
  • The relevant candidate should require little supervision;
  • Able to analyse and solve problems;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Aptitude for working with computers and case management systems;
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making;
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • A positive attitude and be a team player.
  • Qualifications and Education

    The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Preferably a legal executive qualification or equivalent proven experience in a busy Real Estate team
  • Applications:

    Applications are made through email and should be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae and sent to (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) . Alternatively, for a confidential discussion for more information, please contact Sinead O’Sullivan on +353 1 511 1552.

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    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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