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Contact
Darren Evans

Area
Shrewsbury
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Circa £25,000 – £29,000 per annum depending on experience + 24 days holiday.
Hours
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm – 1 hour for lunch
Reference
DE26040
Date added
Wednesday, 10th Apr 2024

We are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant / Paralegal for our Shrewsbury based client. This is a great opportunity to join a large well-established business that have an excellent reputation in their field. They are looking to bring in an experience Legal Assistant / Paralegal to support within their Commercial Property Legal department.

Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Support in managing the property portfolio contractual documentation, regarding maintenance, leasing and licencing to let or alterations of use.
  • Getting licences for the properties completed
  • Proof reading policies and documentation
  • Assisting with compilation of standard documentation and information packs
  • Obtaining title documents and submitting searches
  • Preparing engrossment documents for signature and overseeing the internal signing procedure
  • Preparing Land Registry applications, Stamp Duty and Companies House submissions
  • Acknowledging and responding to notices in respect of both residential and commercial developments
  • Sending out late payment / debtor letters
  • Management of the key-dates reminder system and deeds storage
  • Maintenance of accurate electronic records and ensuring all records are up to date and filed appropriately.
  • Conducting legal research
  • General administrative support to the team such as photocopying, scanning, dealing with basic telephone enquiries etc.
  • File creation.
  • Closing and archiving files together with management of the archiving database
  • Undertaking such other duties as may from time to time be required to support the in-house legal team to support corporate objectives.

Skills and Experience

  • We are looking for an individual who has experience in working within a legal department that specialises in commercial property.
  • Be able to maintain discretion while dealing with confidential information.
  • Ability to deal with large amounts of information and work on several tasks at the same time.
  • Good organisational and time management skills with ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate and present information clearly and concisely both verbally and written.
  • High level of accuracy with good attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and manage own workload effectively.
  • Adaptable and able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Confident IT skills, particularly in MS Office
  • Experience of using a legal case management system will be an advantage.
  • Flexible towards on-going development of the role.

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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