Posted on May 7, 2021 by CV-Library
Our client is a long established top 200 law firm with offices in Surrey and South West London, who are currently looking to recruit an experienced Commercial Property Paralegal to join their team in Oxted. This is, initially a 12 month FTC.
Let us tell you all about the role;
Our client work with a variety of clients within the commercial property field across London and the South East, from individual property owners and investors to developers, lenders, land owners and affordable homes providers. They also support tenants in their dealings with property owners, therefore have complete coverage of the sector and a 360º appreciation of the issues that drive decisions on all sides of the deal.
The successful candidate will be expected to do a high level of administration as well as fee earning work. The successor will undertake a range of duties that will include:
* Assisting with file opening and closing. Ensuring that at all times all files are compliant with the firm’s Lexcel and Compliance procedures
* Assist the fee earner with Billing
* Assisting with completions and post completion work
* Liaising with clients in person by the telephone and in writing
* Preparing and drafting legal documentation
* Conducting searches
* Preparing completion statements
* Preparing SDLT Forms and Land Registry Applications
* Meeting the firm’s set targets for time recording
Will you be the successful applicant?
The ideal candidate will have degree qualification (or equivalent) or proven relevant experience. You will have at least 1 year’s recent experience of Paralegal work and/or experience within the relevant area would be an advantage.
You will have the ability to absorb and apply legal principals in practical situations and have confidence in presentation, accuracy and clarity in all communication. You should be able to adapt to and deliver change as well as demonstrate excellent team working skills. Adaptable, logical and have the ability to work well under pressure.
Salary: £26,950 - £29,000 depending on experience plus excellent benefits including a birthday voucher and day off, healthcare, pension and so much more!
Working hours: Full-time (Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00)
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Skills: paralegal, legal, commercial property, land registry, fee earner, SDLT
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