Property Paralegal

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Guildford, UK
  • 12 Apr, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

We have built an enviable reputation with not only our clients but also with estate agents and developers for our ability to resolve issues in a creative and pragmatic way, overcoming obstacles and meeting tight deadlines. Our specialist conveyancing solicitors recognise that speed is often of the essence and that you want to be informed and consulted at every key stage when buying a new home.

In addition to residential property transactions of all sizes ranging from high value properties to cottages and studio flats for use as a home or as an investment, we advise on the purchase and disposal of land, the sub-division of land and the refinancing of property. From our offices in London, Guildford and Oxford, we support clients throughout the UK and internationally.

Our significant experience of landlord and tenant matters enables us to provide comprehensive legal advice on lease extensions, the acquisition of freeholds subject to leases, tenant rental agreements and the whole range of ‘buy to let’ issues facing a new residential landlord.

Summary of role

Our residential property team is looking for a paralegal to join them in the Guildford office. The successful candidate will ideally have previous paralegal experience in this area and be organised, confident and able to support a number of different lawyers. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking for high quality work in a supportive and collegiate team.

Essential and desirable criteria
  • Degree or CILEX qualification

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • IT literate, confident user of MS office

  • Ability to manage a busy workload and excellent organisational skills

  • Ability to work either alone or collaboratively with other team members

  • Confidence in client facing meetings and communications

  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Collaborative team member with ability to quickly build relationships with a wide range of people
  • Receptive to facilitate and support change
  • Sound organisational skills; flexible, pragmatic and problem-solving approach
  • Comfortable working under pressure with the ability to plan and prioritise work; appreciation of fee earner needs and constraints; commercially aware


Private Practice