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Job Title Paralegal - Real Estate
Department Financial Markets
Role Paralegals
Job Location Bristol
Description

Simmons & Simmons' highly successful Real Estate team is looking for a new Paralegal in Bristol.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing general administrative support to fee-earners including drafting, reviewing and proof-reading legal documents
  • Providing support in relation to Land Registry applications and property searches and analysing, collating and summarising the relevant documents and information
  • Researching points of law and other factual issues and preparing reports on the same
  • Collating, organising, uploading and managing documents in DealRoom and any other online dataroom service

Education / qualifications / experience:

  • Law graduate with a first or upper second class degree or equivalent.
  • Previous paralegal experience or other relevant legal work experience
  • Preferably Real Estate experience and understanding of real estate tasks
  • Experience using legal research databases (preferred)

Knowledge and technical skills:

  • Excellent IT skills, including Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Previous legal database experience

General Skills/Attributes:

  • Highly organised and methodical approach to the role as well as confidence with IT systems
  • Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently
  • Willingness to travel to London as required
  • Highly motivated and commercially astute
  • Excellent communication skills and a collegiate, team-based attitude
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, reliable and works well under pressure
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