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    Real Estate Paralegal - London

    Job Description

    A fantastic opportunity for a Real Estate Paralegal to join a Legal 500 recognised law firm in London and gain great exposure to a broad range of property work.

    The Firm

    Our client has been based in the City of London for more than 150 years. From their offices in London, Yorkshire and Essex they provide legal services to clients throughout the UK. They are recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers UK as a medium-sized niche firm specialising in construction, commercial litigation, corporate, employment, projects and property legal services to clients based throughout the United Kingdom.

    Their main client base is Registered Providers, and the firm is ranked Tier 1 for its work in social housing. They also act for a number of private developers and investments funds. Over the past few years, they have grown significantly and now have approximately 240 staff and a growing international reach.

    The Team

    Real Estate (and particularly real estate development) is at the heart of the firm’s business, as it is with a major part of their client base. Within the Team, there are 7 dedicated partners working on a wide variety of property transactions with a broad range of clients from registered providers of social housing and care homes, through to private developers, acting on sites and developments from a handful of units to thousands.

    The Role

    They are seeking to recruit a Paralegal to assist their Real Estate Department. The focus of this position is to their support their active team in delivering a high level of service to their clients.

    The firm are looking for someone with strong analytical skills, excellent attention to detail and who is able to manage their own caseload with accuracy and a highly efficient level of time management. This is a demanding role that will require flexibility and the ability to successfully prioritise competing demands.

    The Candidate

    The successful candidate will gain excellent exposure to a broad range of property work in a busy and friendly team. They believe strongly in investing and training their staff and the successful candidate can expect the opportunity to expand on and further develop their existing knowledge.

    You will have an appropriate degree in Law or equivalent (or appropriate conversion) or an appropriate subject, successfully completed or be in the course of undertaking the LPC or be studying CILEX and have good experience in a similar role and possess solid drafting skills.

    Any experience of dealing with developers and/or housing associations (both traditional RPs or ‘for profit’ providers) would be an advantage.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or