Construction Paralegal

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Hays Legal
England, London, City of London
£22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
21 Oct 2019
18 Nov 2019
Adrianna Morgan
Full time
Contract type

Contentious Construction, Paralegal, Private Practice, London City

Your new company
A city-based firm with a long-established history, who provide legal services throughout the United Kingdom. They act for a range of clients including private and public companies, developers, local authorities, funders and regulators but in particular they act for a significant number of Registered Providers who deal in social housing associations. As a full-service firm, they are specialists in clinical negligence & personal injury, civil litigation, employment, commercial/ corporate and construction. There is now a need for a permanent Paralegal to join the Construction team.

Your new role
Your main duties will comprise of two different areas the fee earning role and the research role. The fee-earning role will involve drafting advice on construction disputes; amending and advising on building contracts, development agreements and agreements for lease, consultant's appointments, plus all supplementary documentation such as security documents, warranties, novation's and assignments and attending court to assist barristers and fee-earners.

The research role will include compiling research into client newsletters; reviewing decisions from the courts and liaising with Business Development in house to ensure publications comply.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role, you will hold a minimum 2:1 degree in Law (or an appropriate conversion) and have successfully completed the BPTC / are currently studying. You will have previous construction experience and should possess solid drafting skills. You should have excellent administration and organisational skills, inducing diary management and good time keeping. Finally, you should be able to work independently, managing your own workload and be methodical in your approach.

What you'll get in return
In return you will gain excellent exposure to a broad range of contentious work. They are a firm committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. They offer a wide variety of workload, an impressive and varied client base and early responsibility - including the opportunity to develop relationships with key clients from the outset.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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