Depending on experience
08 Apr 2018
06 May 2018
Charlotte Waters
Full time
Contract type
Outstanding opportunity for career-minded property paralegal or similar

The Firm
Our client has a long history in the South Yorkshire region with a sterling reputation for providing an excellent quality of service.  The firm’s success can be seen in the number of repeat instructions it receives including from second, third or even fourth-generation clients. Significant investment into the business over the years with a focus on recruiting outstanding individuals and investing heavily in training has resulted in rankings in the Legal 500 and Chambers Directory, making this one of the leading firms in the local region and the UK as a whole. Currently undergoing a period of growth and expansion, the firm is now offering an opportunity for an ambitious paralegal to join the property team in the Sheffield office.

The Role
The firm is looking for a legal assistant to join the property litigation department. The firm promotes a collegiate, team-based ethos with a commitment to training and so this is an outstanding opportunity to progress a career in property law.  You will be assisting fee-earners with a varied case load. This will include dealing with clients and matters relating to residential possession claims, preparation of notices to terminate, and termination of, commercial leases; instructing experts and Counsel, and attendance at trial where required. This can be a challenging role and involves some complex document production and dealing with high-volume documentation, requiring excellent time management skills and a focused, meticulous approach.

The Candidate
The firm is looking for an individual with a dynamic, proactive approach and a real enthusiasm for property law with a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service.
You should have at least a year’s relevant experience in a similar role with a reputable law firm;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and first-class client care skills, dealing with telephone calls and initial client enquiries;
Be meticulous and logical with the ability to organise large volumes of documents in a timely manner;
Understand the importance of accurate time recording;
Have good IT skills, familiar with Microsoft word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

For further details of this property litigation paralegal vacancy, please contact Charlotte quoting reference C01884201


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