Property Paralegal – Colchester, Essex

Recruiter
Origin Legal
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Feb 2018
Closes
27 Mar 2018
Ref
LGJ/OP11862
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Property Paralegal – Colchester, Essex

This is an exciting opportunity for a property paralegal to join an established Property team based in Colchester, Essex. The successful paralegal will have excellent attention to detail and drafting skills. Duties will include: managing own caseload and assisting senior fee earners with complex files, drafting and reporting on agreements, property registration, SDLT returns, assisting with property sales and purchases, reviewing documents, drafting reports on titles, legal research,  and opening and maintaining files both in hard copy and electronically. Previous experience working within a similar role is essential as the successful paralegal will be expected to prioritise a high volume of files and work to deadlines. This is a hands-on role that is suited to an experienced paralegal looking for a role that will offer the opportunity to gain a wide range of property experience and further professional development.

Applications welcome from candidates:

  • Are educated to degree level achieving a 2:1 or 1st
  • Have completed or are studying towards the LPC
  • Have previous experience working within a similar role
  • Have previous experience drafting reports on title
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal
  • IT Literate and a competent user of all MS applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines