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In-house Real Estate Paralegal

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Closing date
20 May 2021
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Job Title: In-house Residential Development Paralegal
Location: Warrington/Chester Area
Flexibility: Full remote working during Covid with a mix of remote and office work post-Covid
Salary: Up to £25k basic
Training Contract Potential: This role offers the potential of an in-house training contract, for the right candidate

Douglas Scott are working with a leading national housebuilder in the search for a new Paralegal to join their substantial in-house legal team. This position as a Paralegal will provide you with exposure to a wide range of Residential Development matters, working closely with a great team of senior property lawyers and allowing for great career progression.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Working closely with the team and supporting on a wide range of development work (S278's, S220's, S38's, transfers/leases of power/utility stations etc…).
  • Assisting and supporting members of the team in preparation of board reports and progress.
  • Various other support activities for the wider team

The ideal candidate will be/have the following:

  • LLB and LPC qualifications (Candidates working towards their LPC qualifications will also be considered
  • Ideally you'll have had some experience in a residential property capacity but if not, candidates working within any legal property department will be considered.
  • You'll be ambitious and keen to develop a specialism within the Residential Property practice area with a training contract available for the right candidate.

If you'd like to be considered for this vacancy, please apply by sending an up to date CV and I'll endeavour to respond ASAP.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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