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Real Estate Paralegal

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£30,000 - £35,000
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Ella Britton
 

Nelson Chambers are working with a top Law firm who have an exciting position for a Real Estate Paralegal to join the team on a permanent basis working from home with the use of London Office to attend meetings.

The UK based firm are seeking an ambitious paralegal to work with a partner and his real estate finance team, which primarily acts for lenders on finance transactions secured on real estate.

The role will focus on instructions from challenger banks and bridging/development loan funders that form the core of the team\'s client base, offering a turnkey operation which complements the team\'s broader service proposition. This will support the newly appointed partner joining the firm, the role will initially involve set up of operations and onboarding of clients along with general administration. Once set up is established, there will be a good deal of day-to-day contact with and advising of clients, as part of a close-knit team environment where people work together to deliver outstanding client service.

The right candidate will have had experience with volume property finance transactions and will be organised, self-motivated and committed to delivering quality work for demanding clients within tight deadlines. This opportunity will allow you to develop and grow your legal expertise and case management skills, and you will also be encouraged to develop your business development and marketing skills.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing on each new lending instruction a formal standard protocol to deliver as far as is possible a turnkey service
  • Having day to day conduct (subject to full supervision) and responsibility for short term secured loan instructions from banks and bridging lenders from instruction to completion
  • Overseeing post-completion registration and other formalities.
  • Generating and issuing copies of completion documents
  • Dealing with loan redemptions, discharges of whole and parts of securities, loan tranche releases and further advances
  • Populating documents and organising files
  • Handling client expectations and deadlines in a proactive manner Personal Specification

Skills

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and some understanding of case management software

 

Experience

• Ideally 2 years\' experience within a paralegal role, minimum 1 year experience

• Experience in property finance transactions, ideally with specific knowledge and experience of acting on behalf of challenger banks and bridging/development loan funders

• Previous experience of operating in a fast-paced environment with a significant amount of client contact

 

Personal attributes

• Excellent interpersonal skills - must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels

• Must be able to work with others effectively, including assisting others with prioritising and file management tasks

• Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise and perform in a high volume, deadline-orientated role

• Excellent attention to detail, plus a high standard of spelling and grammar

• Positive attitude with high level of personal motivation; good team player

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