Job: Construction Paralegal

QED
Published
20th July 2022
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Type of Lawyer
  • Paralegal
Salary
£22000 - £32000 per annum
Work Hours
Full-time
Reference No:
BH-38018
Start Date
2022-07-19
Area of Law
  • Construction
Contact Email
beth.livings@qedlegal.com
Contact
Beth Livings
Contact Phone
0191 467 0003
Region
North East

Description

Are you a Paralegal with experience in commercial property or construction?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a top Newcastle law firm's Real Estate team which has a proven recorded in paralegal progression; in the last 12 months alone, this team has seen 4 former paralegals formally qualify as solicitors!

The role offers the unique opportunity to handle your own case load and experience managing client relationships, duties will include:

  • Responding to ad hoc requests for information from clients, document preparation and research.
  • Interaction with the firm’s clients, providing a high level of client service at all times.
  • Developing a high level of financial and case/file management.
  • Contributing to fee-earning and non-fee-earning activity as appropriate e.g. knowledge sharing, training, assisting and preparing updates for clients and the team, legal research, input into pitch documents and tendering exercises etc.
  • Building an awareness of the Firm's other services and developing effective internal and external networks.

The ideal candidate:

  • • Experience in Construction or Commercial Property is not essential but would be advantageous.
  • • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and manage tasks within a time-scale.
  • • Excellent attention to detail with an ability to produce work to a high standard.
  • • IT literate with working knowledge of Word and Excel. Knowledge/ previous experience of case management systems would be an advantage but training will be provided. Good keyboard skills are also essential.
  • Must be flexible and self-motivated team player who is able to respect and support others within the team to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to communicate confidently both verbally and in written form in a clear, concise and friendly manner.
  • Must be able to work under pressure to meet required deadlines.

If you’d like to have a no obligation, confidential chat please contact Beth Livings  at QED Legal on the details provided.

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