Paralegal - Commercial Property

£18000 - £22000

Job Description

We are looking to recruit an experienced Paralegal on behalf of a professional and long established law firm as they require support to their vibrant Commercial Property team based in Coventry.

The role is to work with the team to provide a high quality legal service to clients, dealing with a variety of sale transactions including shared ownership, ‘right to buy’, ‘Surrender’ and Plot Sales’ Transactions.

The role -

  • providing paralegal and administrative support
  • handling own caseload
  • handling queries and enquiries efficiently
  • providing technical support to the team
  • maintaining good file management
  • working to strict deadlines
  • participating in group and team meetings in a positive and proactive manner

Key skills and experience you will have:

  • a minimum of 12 months’ practical experience of social housing conveyancing work
  • previous responsibility for dealing with shared ownership, ‘right to buy’ and Plot Sales Transactions
  • strong IT skills

Key competencies you will need:

  • a high degree of initiative and an ability to cope in a demanding environment
  • to be tidy, well organised and motivated
  • to be able to self-manage and take ownership of problems
  • the ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others
  • good communication skills with the confidence to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients
  • the ability to produce a high standard of work, sometimes under pressure, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail

About you – you will be:

  • 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