Commercial Property Paralegal

Location
England, Canterbury, Kent / England, Kent / England, Kent, Ashford
Salary
£18000 - £240000 per annum
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Oct 2019
Ref
BBBH16679
Contact
Henry Williams
Sector/Practice Area
Real Estate, Commercial Property
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract/hours
Full time

This growing boutique City firm have a heritage spanning many decades and are seeking aspiring Paralegals to join their thriving Property department. This firm is steeped in prestige, however, when compared with other firms of this type, they're head and shoulders above in terms of their culture and ethics - the welfare of its employees is of paramount importance which is reflected in its excellent employee retention rates.

The Firm

This forward thinking, progressive firm has an enviable culture making it a great place to work, however, more importantly they value their staff's professional development and will provide excellent prospects to move your career forward. These opportunities to progress within the ranks of the organisation are very real for ambitious and career focussed individuals.
The working environment of the firm is highly collaborative and supportive, and it is focused towards guiding employees towards their goals and aspirations.
To give some perspective on the excellent career growth potential, a senior member of the management team began with the firm as a trainee, and many of the partners began their careers in the lower ranks of the structure.
In recent years, the firm has been recognised for their high-quality work in the Property sector and using a progressive modern approach with a foundation of traditional practise, have attracted a broad range of clients to grow their business significantly.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Commercial Property Paralegal to join their flourishing office in Canterbury, Kent

You will work alongside fee earners in the Commercial Property team and manage your own caseload with support when required. You will also assist with more complex transactions giving you unprecedented exposure to work that gives you the experience you need to further your legal career.

You will deal with the full remit of commercial property work from exchange/completion to post-completion work. You will liaise with clients and the firms/solicitors working on the other side of the transaction which will give you excellent experience in dealing with other lawyers.
The opportunity at hand is one not to be missed, the experience you will gain is valuable and will stay with you for the rest of your working life.

Requirements

  • You will be an experienced Commercial Property Paralegal, ideally with at least one year of previous experience (6 months+ absolute minimum experience of working in a Commercial Property team)
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage a varied workload and effectively manage your time
  • You will be educated to degree level
  • LPC is desirable but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal and client care skills with the ability to build strong, lasting relationships
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on experience

This opportunity will act as a springboard for an aspiring and experienced Commercial Property Paralegal to join a friendly, supportive team and move their career to the next stage.

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