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Property Paralegal

Job Title: Property Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: PP/RF/PAR_1521460729
Contact Name: Rachelle Flaherty
Contact Email: rachelle.flaherty@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Paralegal to join their busy property and legal team.

To work with - and support - the Head of Legal and the Legal and Compliance team to deliver its functional objectives that support the company scorecard. To contribute to, and regularly review, each element of the Legal and Compliance .

Property support

  • To provide practical support to the Property Disputes Counsel on legal issues affecting the portfolio including:
  • Being the first point of contact for legal disputes from specific parts of the business;
  • delivery of low level dispute resolution advice under supervision from the Property Disputes Counsel;
  • Investigating and collating factual information in relation to disputes and organising responses;
  • Drafting disputes related letters, emails and attending disputes related conference calls and meetings;
  • Liaise with external legal advisers to ensure timely delivery of instructions and advise
  • Day to day management of disputes related projects.

Governance and Process

To assist the Head of Legal with matters relating to the Board as well as to help ensure all legal and governance processes are kept under review including the renewal of all relevant powers of attorney. To maintain and oversee the Legal team page on the Core including collating and managing all legal precedents and know how materials.

Data Analysis and Reporting

To provide data analysis and other project support to the Legal and Compliance team where necessary.

Experience (technical, managerial, industry)

Required

  • Previous paralegal experience ideally in the property sector.
  • It would be highly desirable that the suitable candidate comes from working in an in-house paralegal position
  • Desirable would be Property litigation experience and Telecoms experience
  • University honours degree either in law or non-law degree (second class or higher) with post graduate conversion course.

Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work well as part of a busy, high performing team.
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • A collaborative team player with good organisational skills and a proactive approach.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and simply.
  • Able to embrace change with positive approach to continuous improvement.
  • Likes a challenge and a varied workload in a busy and interesting work environment.
  • Computer literate with strong Microsoft Office skills.

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