Commercial Property Paralegal - Reading

TSR Legal
12 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Property Paralegal - Reading

TSR Legal are currently partnering with a leading legal 500 client in Reading who are looking to recruit a Commercial Property Paralegal.

This is an extremely busy, successful and well regarded group which handles a range of commercial property and development work. In addition to fee-earning work, the lawyers undertake a significant amount of business development including giving seminars and producing the firms branded publications.

Key Duties

• Supporting the team by carrying out a variety of ad hoc work and tasks. This would include legal research, document review and organisation (for example putting together sales packs, certain drafting tasks, organising update tables, extranet management)

• Taking the lead on client due diligence and matter inception, with appropriate secretarial support. Ensuring files are opened and set up with appropriate documents and folders already in-situ Ensuring that all relevant contact details are available on the file and entered into the Interaction software system

• Communicating effectively and sensitively with clients to obtain all necessary anti money-laundering documents required in accordance with statutory responsibilities and ensuring that appropriate records are kept

• Assisting with marketing tasks and playing a key role in the promotion of the firms Real Estate profile, both to existing clients, new clients.

• Assisting with post completion transaction work which includes completing SDLT forms, conducting registration formalities at the Land Registry and at Companies House and dealing with other post-completion formalities

Candidate Profile

• Educated to degree level and LPC

• Legal qualifications and / or legal experience ideally from a medium/large law firm

• Knowledge of property law and related transactions will be an advantage either residential or commercial property.

• Competency in MS Word is essential and experience in the use of the MS Office packages, document management systems, extranets and data site management is desirable

• Strong written and verbal communication and outstanding attention to detail

• Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workloads whilst coping with changing demands

• Team player able to work independently while following provided guidance and with relevant supervision

On offer is the opportunity to join a leading law firm, who can offer the chance of a training contract in the future, excellent benefit package and very competitive salary.

Please apply to this advert or contact Ryan at TSR Legal for a confidential discussion.

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