Property Paralegal/Newly Qualified Solicitor

The firm are looking for a Paralegal/Newly qualified solicitor to assist in all aspects of commercial property work, including the sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold titles, residents’ association and commercial property management work, re-financing.  You will be responsible for assisting to provide all our clients with a first class service through the Transaction in question.

Job Description

  • Acting as a point of contact for communication directly related to a matter you are assisting with verbally and through email.
  • Pro-actively progressing matters by identifying issues that need to be resolved with a matter and taking action to address those issues.
  • Drafting and negotiating Agreements, leases and associated documentation
  • Preparing title packs and supporting documentation
  • Making applications to the land registry for registration of transfers and other deeds.
  • Preparation of draft Stamp Duty Land Tax Returns.
  • Drafting letters and correspondence to clients and other parties.
  • Maintaining accurate records within a case management system.
  • Ensuring data protection compliance at all times in communications with all parties.
  • Preparing financial statements for clients and other solicitors.
  • Accessing websites to obtain information such as planning permissions and building regulation consents and compliance certificates and other documents.
  • Adhering to the firm’s policies at all times in actions and communications with all parties.
  • Submitting searches if required.

Preferred skills and experience and qualifications

We are looking for someone :

  1. who is a recent graduate from a Law Degree with a degree class of II(i) or higher.
  2. with experience working in a similar role and supporting fee earners within a commercial department.
  3. with experience using a case management system.
  4. who has excellent communication skills both in email and written correspondence but crucially on the telephone.
  5. who can work well under pressure.
  6. who works well within a team.
  7. who is IT confident so proficient in use of Outlook and Word in particular.
  8. who is able to work largely on a paperless basis
  9. willing to assist with marketing the commercial department and firm generally

We would want the successful applicant to develop their legal and marketing skills with a view to becoming a fully engaged fee earner in the department.

Salary: competitive

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV and a supporting statement to Justin.pinches@carterbells.co.uk

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