Our client is a UK top 100 national law firm. They require an additional Paralegal for their Social Housing team based in Leeds city centre.
Our client is a UK top 100 national law firm. They require an additional Paralegal for their Social Housing team based in Leeds city centre. They act mostly for Housing Associations, providing advice on all aspects of property law.
This role is a fantastic opportunity to work within a busy team on a wide range of property matters, predominantly focused on acquisitions and security work for Housing Association and Local Authority clients. The role requires solid property experience in title and search review including preparation of reports on title.
The role is intended to be a developing role allowing the successful applicant to take lead on section 106 acquisitions from developers, learning the nuances of housing association requirements with support from the partners in the team including drafting and negotiating contracts and transfers for such acquisitions.
Additional tasks will include supporting the partners in the team in relation to acquisition from developers (completion statements, liaising about completion dates, priority searches etc) and supporting the team on security work (reviewing searches, reviewing titles, assisting in preparing disclosures for certificates of title)
You will need:
· To be a Paralegal with previous commercial property experience, ideally dealing with dealing with acquisitions work and reporting on title, although on the job training for social housing aspects of the role will be provided and you will receive ongoing day to day support from the more experienced lawyers.
· An interest in Social Housing is essential.
· Attention to detail, efficiency and the ability to use own initiative is also essential.
· The ability to work to challenging deadlines.
Competitive salary package including 25 days holidays + bank holidays, contributory pension, life insurance, private healthcare and season ticket loans.
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