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Paralegal, Real Estate, Guildford (HR0246)

30 Aug 2018

 

JOB TITLE

Paralegal (HR0246)

GROUP

Real Estate

LOCATION

Guildford

HOURS

9.15am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday (1 hour for lunch)

SALARY

Dependent on experience

BENEFITS

  • 21.5 days holiday p/a plus 3.5 over the Christmas period
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Perkbox (Discounts on food and drink, entertainment and shopping.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loans
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers

TEAM INFO

You will work alongside the 12 Partners and Staff in the Real Estate Guildford team, with the wider Real Estate department consisting of over 103 staff and Partners being based in our other offices.

 

THE FIRM AND ROLE

DMH Stallard is a legal 100 firm with a headcount of 305, which provides integrated legal services from offices in London, Gatwick, Guildford, Horsham and Brighton. We were awarded Corporate Law Firm of the Year by South East Dealmakers in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017.

Are you an enthusiastic and flexible individual with previous conveyancing and property development experience?  Are you client focused and able to work well as part of a team?  Do you want to work for an award winning, supportive law firm that develops their own?  This could be the beginning of the rest of your career!

We are looking for a Paralegal to assist Solicitors, Associates and Partners within the Real Estate Guildford team. You will operate as an effective member of Real Estate Guildford, specialising in residential and commercial property and any related work. You will be responsible under supervision for own caseload to include achievement of personal fee targets.

 

WHO AND WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The key criteria for the ideal candidate will include: 

 

·Some previous experience of conveyancing and property development work would assist but not essential as training will be given and work will be supervised. Some previous experience of plot sales would be an asset.

·Able to effectively manage their time to achieve client and internal deadlines is an essential skill.

·Understanding the importance of client care with an ability to deal with a wide range of clients with differing objectives including being able to understand the commercial objectives of the client.

·Able to work within a team and provide support to other fee-earners as appropriate.

·Confident Excel skills sufficient to enable the reviewing of relevant matters and preparation of completion statements and assisting with preparation of billing and reports for clients.

·Competent IT skills including Outlook, Word, Digital Dictation and Axxia.

·Attention to detail.

·Understanding of the strategy and vision of the firm.

·Communicate effectively with clients, in writing, over the telephone and in meetings.

·Convey technical legal information in an effective and accessible way.

 

For a full job description, click here.

 

This is a great opportunity for someone enthusiastic and reliable to work within a forward thinking, award winning law firm.

Do you hold all the essential qualifications and / or experience listed in the job advert for this role?:


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