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Posted 2 February by Randstad Employment Bureau Ended

My client a multi-disciplinary Real Estate group is highly regarded by their clients and within the sector. It comprises not only lawyers but town and country planners, RICS surveyors, property managers and sector focused financial advisers. They've brought experts into their services in planning, development, investment, landlord and tenant matters, construction and litigation with a particular emphasis on energy, retail, housing, education, finance and investment funds.


The role:

We are looking for a Paralegal to join the Stratford-based Commercial Property team, part of the firm's Real Estate group. This role is to be offered on a fixed term contract of 12 months.

Your key duties will be:

  • carrying out post exchange work for the team, this will include preparing completion statements, drafting replies to requisitions, carrying out registrations and preparing telegraphic transfers
  • completing SDLT forms
  • providing paralegal and administrative support to a large team
  • opening and closing of files and conducting conflict searches
  • dealing with general correspondence
  • handling telephone calls, and handling queries and enquiries where appropriate
  • the production of forms and documentation
  • drafting of documents

Skills and experience you will have:

  • a minimum of 6 months' previous experience in a commercial property paralegal / fee earner role
  • experience of using a case management system

Key competencies you will need:

  • to be able to prioritise your workload effectively whilst coping with changing demands
  • to be able to work well under pressure
  • to be able to communicate clearly with others

About you - you will be:

  • self-motivated and with a desire to succeed
  • tidy, well organised and motivated
  • able to self-manage and take ownership of problems
  • highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description
  • respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do' attitude
  • keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Ideally you will have the LPC qualification or be working towards it.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Reference: 34388136

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