Paralegal - Commercial Property

Plus One Personnel Ltd
10 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Paralegal – Commercial Property

Location: Leamington Spa

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm

Our client is a well-established and respected Legal Firm in the local area looking to recruit a Paralegal within their busy Commercial Property team. The Paralegal will provide valuable support to the teams qualified Solicitors and wider team. It is essential that the successful candidate has a strong administrative background within a professional or corporate environment. This role would suit a diligent and organised individual who is looking for longevity within their next role.

Main Responsibilities

* Assist in the drafting of legal documents and with the preparation of documentation to clients
* Attend Association meetings with Fee Earners
* Being responsible for setting personal priorities and managing personal workload
* The ability to work under routine direction against established priorities, processes and procedures
* Liaise closely with clients via telephone or e-mail in a clear, concise and professional manner resolving as many enquiries yourself as possible and where referral is needed, ensuring a comprehensive attendance note is provided
* Maintain the integrity of data in key platforms such as Lawsoft, Visualfiles, Worksite and InterAction for the creation of Contact, Customer and Matter records and file closing
* Carrying out file opening and closing compliance tasks
* Be responsible for emails, court forms, customer related bookings, key date diary administration and all other ad hoc administrative duties
* Undertake legal research both when requested and on own initiative
* Complete all other administrative duties such as document scanning and photocopying when required

Key Skills & Experience

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate confidently and appropriately with colleagues and clients at all levels
* Previous experience within Commercial Property and dealing with property sales and purchases
* Strong organisation skills to enable you to organise your day and prioritise your own workload
* Enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude
* An excellent level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent IT skills

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV, or if you’d prefer you can also call Melissa Podlaski for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role