Conveyancers, Legal Executives

Conveyancers, Legal Executives

Conveyancers and Legal Executives act for and on behalf of clients in the areas of property transfer, company and business law, trusts, wills, probate and litigation.

Conveyancers, Legal Executives

Job Demand: Medium

Average weekly wage: $1,158

Where you could work:

Legal Firms - ABJK Lawyers,  Gall, Stansfield & Smith Lawyers

Conveyancers, Legal Executives do the following tasks:

  • Preparing, examining and advising on contracts of sale for properties and businesses
  • Carrying out title searches and contacting government authorities to find out if any planned development, illegal building work and disputes could affect properties and businesses
  • Preparing, examining and advising on mortgage documentation
  • Negotiating the terms and conditions of, and exchanging, contracts of sale, paying deposits, arranging payment of stamp duty, checking for outstanding arrears and land tax obligations, and calculating adjustments for council and water rates
  • Interviewing clients to determine the nature of issues, and receiving written information concerning cases from Legal Professionals and clients
  • Conferring with clients and potential witnesses and drawing up statements and proposed affidavits in preparation for court proceedings
  • Maintaining legal files
  • Preparing, analysing and interpreting a variety of legal documents
  • Assisting Legal Professionals to prepare cases for court by conducting investigations, undertaking research, arranging witness preparation and attendance, and preparing and filing court documents
  • May supervise Law Clerks and Legal Secretaries and take responsibility for their work