Real Estate Disputes Paralegal or Legal Executive

Bristol (City Centre)
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our highly regarded real estate disputes team are looking for a parelegal or legal executive to join their busy team. Would also consider an NQ.

About the role

We are a full service real estate team providing advice in property investment and development, planning and disputes and our clients include large development companies, banks, pension funds, private investors and retail funds.
As part of our service, our team in Bristol undertakes all aspects of estate management work. Due to increased work volumes, we are looking for someone to join the team.
Responsibilities will include:
* Managing busy caseload, for example dealing S25 and S26 notices, schedules of dilapidations, drafting letters to clients and other parties, liaising with agents and the court.
* Assisting with file opening procedures including preparing first draft of retainer letter and ensuring compliance with money laundering regulations.
* Assisitng on larger cases including preparing trail bundles and instructions to counsel.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with legal experience ideally gained within a commercial real estate department. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and must be used to dealing with a large workload.
You will have a strong academic background including a degree (2.1 or equivalent) in law or with an equivalent qualification and the LPC.

About us

CMS is an international organisation with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world's 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 39 countries from 70 office worldwide.

On 1 May 2017, CMS, Nabarro and Olswang came together to create a new future-facing firm, one that is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

We welcome and promote diversity among our staff and we are committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment practice.

If you are interested please apply online or contact Natalie Koenig, Recruitment Advisor, for more information.

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