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Experienced Real Estate Paralegal

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Dentons

14d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Real Estate & Property
  • Milton Keynes

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years' real estate experience (preferably commercial real estate/retail);
  • Minimum of three A levels at grade B, or equivalent;
  • A qualification in law (Degree, Graduate Diploma in Law);
  • LPC, or equivalent (helpful but not essential);
  • Ability to handle a high volume of matters and to tight deadlines;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office (especially Word, Excel and Outlook);
  • Ability to organise, prioritise, multi-task and work well under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work accurately with excellent attention to detail;
  • Demonstrate drive and initiative;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the confidence to deal effectively with Partners and professionals across the firm;
  • An ability and willingness to be flexible;
  • Able to work well in a team.

Responsibilities

  • Provision of legal services to a wide breadth of clients including the technical skills of drafting, negotiating, and advising;
  • Providing support to qualified fee earners in relation to their matters including drafting reports on title, reviewing replies to preliminary enquiries, and analysing search results;
  • Management of own caseload under supervision including effecting exchange and completion;
  • Assisting with due diligence and other RE project work;
  • Financial hygiene including time recording and billing;
  • Legal research.
  • It is essential that candidates are team players and committed to developing personally and professionally. A determination to deliver high-quality focused services to our internal and external clients is essential, as is maintaining and developing those client relationships.
  • Through newly established ways of working, including an increased emphasis on technological solutions, you will be supported in taking full ownership of some key tasks, giving you direct responsibility. Our approach is to create a supportive remote environment by working collaboratively as part of a team whilst also encouraging team members to operate with a degree of independence.
  • You will work closely with other members of this dedicated team as well as with our MKRE team, legal service areas, project management team and with clients. The team has a strong teamwork ethic and a first-class internal and external client management approach.
  • Successful candidates will be people with energy and enthusiasm, working hard to provide the highest levels of service whilst at the same time valuing having fun being part of a supportive and collegiate team.

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2013
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Dentons is the world's largest global law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Dentons Global Advisors. Dentons'​ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.