Paralegal

  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • London, UK
  • 08 May, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

BDB Pitmans was established in 2018 following a merger between legacy firms Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) and Pitmans Law, bringing together over 300 years of legal expertise across 5 locations – Cambridge, London City, London Westminster, Reading and Southampton.

Working at BDB Pitmans brings all the benefits of a top 60 firm including interesting work, varied clients and support for professional development. While our clients are at the heart of everything we do, we recognise that life outside of work is important too and our approach to flexible working and target hours for fee earners reflect this. What really sets us apart is our friendly, open and inclusive culture. People join and stay at BDB Pitmans as they get the benefits of challenging work in a supportive and professional atmosphere.

The team

Our Government and Infrastructure team specialise in planning, regulatory and public law, with a particular emphasis on nationally significant infrastructure planning. We work on some of the largest and most significant infrastructure projects in the UK. We also advise public sector bodies on a variety of public and parliamentary law issues and there are four Roll A Parliamentary Agents within the department.

The opportunity

We are currently recruiting a Paralegal to provide support on a number of large, nationally significant infrastructure projects.  

This is an excellent opportunity to get legal work experience in a unique area of property law and you will be actively contributing to some exciting infrastructure projects.   

Working closely alongside the associates, paralegals in the team are responsible for:

  • Land registry and local legislation searches

  • Legal research

  • Reviewing land referencing documents

  • Dealing with and responding to client queries

  • Providing general support to the team

Who we are looking for

We are looking for candidates who have completed their LPC, preferably with advanced commercial property as one of their electives, or paralegals who have experience of working on commercial property matters.

Most importantly you will need to be able to pick things up quickly, be well organised and work efficiently while maintaining good attention to detail. As you will be part of the larger project team, good communication and team work are important skills for these roles.

Type

Private Practice

Salary

Competitive