Assistant Paralegal

  • CMS LLP
  • Sheffield, UK
  • 16 Apr, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a number of different Lawyers and clients across the UK. Whilst the role is predominantly Real Estate focused, you may be required to assist with legal tasks related to a variety of areas of law.

Examples of the type of work you will be involved with include; extranet site set up, uploading and ongoing maintenance as a repository for electronic copies of deeds and documents; checking and scheduling deeds and creating deeds schedules; submitting and tracking searches; Land Registry applications; assisting with file opening procedures including preparing the first draft of the retainer letter and ensuring compliance with money laundering regulations.


About you

Ideally, you will hold a degree in Law or Business Law or will be working towards CILEX and may have experience of working as a paralegal or within a legal environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a strong academic background. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative whilst working on multiple tasks. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines.  Exceptional communication skills are necessary, as is the ability to work well in a team.

Type

Private Practice

Salary

Competitive