Paralegal (Real Estate)

3 weeks ago

Ref: 553

Role: Paralegal (Real Estate)

Salary: £24,000-£40,000 per annum depending on level of experience

Location: Sheffield

Benefits:

  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Emergency Backup Care (for childcare needs)
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Health assessments at Nuffield Hospitals
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Loyalty awards every five years
  • A payroll giving scheme
  • A referral scheme paying up to GBP 5,000 for each new hire
  • Study assistance
  • Taxi costs if you work late

Our client is seeking an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to join their Legal Services Unit.  The Legal Services Unit is the central paralegal team at the firm, assisting the associates and partners across the different departments in the UK offices on a wide variety of tasks and projects.  The role will be focussed on supporting their energy clients with English law transactions including: leading on negotiating and completing easements and wayleaves as well as options for and variations to such documents; and assisting with purchases and leases of sub-stations and construction compounds.

The firm has more than 70 offices in over 40 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide. They combine deep local market understanding with a global perspective. They are passionate about building strong relationships with their clients, people, and the communities they work in.

They take a bold, dynamic, approach to ensure their clients are able to face the future with confidence. They are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of working.  Their aim is to inspire, impact and support their clients and people, helping them to maximise their potential and thrive.

The role:

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a busy caseload of transactions including liaising with the client to obtain instructions;
  • Drafting the acquisition documentation, negotiating with the counterparty to the transaction and carrying out title reviews;
  • Assisting with file opening procedures including preparing first draft of retainer letter and ensuring compliance with money laundering regulations;
  • Working with data rooms and online trackers;
  • Managing completion and post-completion registrations, forms, filing and client signing / reporting requirements.

The successful candidate:

We are looking for an enthusiastic experienced Real Estate-focused Paralegal. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and you must be used to dealing with a large workload. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines.  You must be an enthusiastic individual with exceptional communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.  You should have a strong academic background and a degree in law or equivalent qualification. Alternatively, you may be working towards CILEX or have previous time-served Paralegal experience in a Real Estate background.

Full training will be provided on their systems and processes, and they also have an ongoing training programme to help develop both legal knowledge and soft skills.  Our client has career development opportunities for individuals who demonstrate excellence and potential.

Glu Recruit LTD are an equal opportunities employer and are acting as a recruitment agent in the hiring of this role.

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