Commercial Property Paralegal

Recruiter
TSR Legal South East
Location
Hove, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1230362714
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Property Paralegal - Hove

TSR Legal are currently partnering with a leading legal 500 client based in Hove who are looking to recruit a Commercial Property Paralegal to the expanding property division. 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 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 essential 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. If you believe you have the skill set required please apply to this advert or contact Ryan at TSR Legal for a confidential discussion.

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