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Residential Property Paralegal

Clayton Legal
England, Bristol
£18000 - £23000 per annum
Closing date
24 Feb 2021
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Legal Assistant/ Paralegal (Residential Conveyancing)


£18,000 - £23,000 + Benefits

Our client is a long established, family feel legal practice situated in Bristol who are focused on delivering a specialist legal service to clients in and around the South West. This medium sized firm specialises in Family, Property, Probate, Personal Injury, Crime, Civil Litigation, Employment, Claims against the Police and serious fraud. This fantastic firm also offers great progression opportunities and is focused on providing high quality training for its employees to progress in their legal career.

This firm have an influx of work come in and are seeking an experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal

to support the Property team.

This excellent opportunity as a Legal Assistant /Paralegal will allow you to work within a busy Property team, assisting and supporting the Team Leader on duties such as:

* Providing legal advice and / or answering enquiries to clients view telephone / email and updating them on the progress of their case

* Keeping Estate Agents up to date on their status of transaction

* Drafting legal documentation (using LEAP case management system)

* Sending out property information forms to clients

* Preparing contracts, mortgage deeds, searches and reports on title

* Dealing with relevant lets and forms (DS1 / END)

The successful Legal Assistant / Paralegal will have the following skills and experience:

* 1-2 years Residential property experience

* Excellent telephone manner

* Great written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to handle matters on own initiative

* Solid knowledge of the Conveyancing process

* Strong IT / technical skills (Microsoft Word / Excel)

* Good organisational and time management skills

If you would like to for the Legal Assistant / Secretary role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to or call Leanne on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

At Clayton Legal we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best legal talent and connecting this to the right opportunities. Clayton Legal is recognised as the talent partner of choice with clients ranging from small legal practices to international and global law firms. Whether you're looking for total recruitment outsourcing or a single appointment, or an overview of the recruitment market our award recognised service can confidently meet your talent needs.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

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