• Location: Exeter
  • Reference Number: LSW5130

Legal Southwest

Our client is a leading law firm based in Exeter central, they are seeking a Paralegal to join their Investment & Development team.  This opportunity is suited a Law Graduate who has gained experience within a residential or commercial property department. The role will involve providing a full range of legal and paralegal support focusing on Agricultural Property work including:

  • Assisting on land, property and farm acquisitions and sales
  • Assisting with property lettings and farm business tenancies
  • Ensuring files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures
  • Carrying out searches and reviewing titles and documents
  • Drafting of basic property documents
  • Post completion reporting, scheduling
  • Checking of schedules and management of documents
  • Dealing with Land Registry and SDLT formalities
  • Scheduling and compiling bibles of documents and deeds
  • Building and maintaining effective client relationships

What you’ll need:

  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • A strong team player
  • Extensive IT abilities
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • Flexibility and commitment
  • An ability to operate with minimum supervision
  • Drive and enthusiasm
  • A willingness to learn
  • Flexible and willing to go the extra mile
  • Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach
  • Common sense and ability to use initiative
  • Previous property experience
  • Ability to provide documents to agreed timescales (essential)
  • Previous experience in dealing directly with clients and an appetite to gain more exposure in this area (essential)

The firm has an exceptional Career Development Framework which allows internal candidates access to Training Contracts and further development, they also offer highly competitive salaries.

Please get in touch if you would like more information on this role or send us your CV below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.

 Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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