Transaction Services Team – Real Estate Paralegal – Edinburgh The Firm We stand out for being consistently excellent in advice: we not only provide technical excellence and experience but crucially, we also demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them. Our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets, and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. We are a natural choice for FTSE100 and other “bold and beautiful” clients. The Team Our well-established, high performing and busy Real Estate Team is growing and we’re looking for committed and motivated paralegals to join us based in Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with other members of our friendly and supportive team on a wide variety of interesting, high quality transactions. We need support in a wide variety of legal assignments which do not necessarily need to be done by qualified lawyers, such as document review and due diligence, as well as process elements of transactional work. As a paralegal, you will also be part of the larger Transaction Services Team (TST). The TST is supported by the use of technology and plays a key role in enabling Addleshaw Goddard to respond to client demand for more innovative and better value services. Launched in 2010, the TST is now one of our biggest divisions with over 160 employees, made up of apprentices, paralegals, managers and solicitors. It was the first team of its kind in the UK, and continues to innovate by delivering work in the most efficient way, saving our clients time and money. There are also opportunities to join the social committee, charity initiatives and sports teams. If you join us, aside from a competitive salary and flexible benefits package, you’ll get fantastic opportunities to support some of the UK’s largest FTSE100 clients and go on exciting internal or client secondments. We believe in continuous development and progression. We believe in it so strongly that we created a career development framework and training programme specifically for the TST. As part of that framework you’ll have the option of a review every 3 months to ensure we’re supporting you to meet your development goals and to discuss your progression. In addition, you’ll have access to our internal training contract application process, CILEx sponsorship and management or technical development programmes. The Role The work of a Real Estate Paralegal is varied and includes: Title and lease examination and reporting; Providing assistance in large scale projects; Drafting and negotiating property management documentation including assignations, variations and rent review documents; Providing assistance in completion of transactions including obtaining searches and completion of Land Registration and LBTT forms; and All areas of post completion work expected in a busy Real Estate department of a Commercial law firm. For the right person, this role provides an exciting opportunity to develop and work with a team of like-minded and committed professionals at the forefront of change in the legal industry. The TST also has a specifically designed career pathways which will enable you to progress your career with us as quickly as you able to develop. Our quarterly review process enables you to review your progress and provide you with clear guidance and support to assist your development. What we are looking for We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic, who takes real pride in their work and who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment. In return you will be rewarded with fantastic opportunities to develop and progress along with competitive benefits. You will have: A high level of attention to detail Strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels A positive, enthusiastic and proactive approach to your work Effective personal, organisational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demands The ability to work to tight timescales with a sense of urgency Common sense, commerciality and the ability to exercise sound judgement A strong desire to develop and succeed Previous paralegal or administration experience is preferred, but not essential.
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