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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Job Introduction

We're recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join our Real Estate team in Bristol. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the foremost Real Estate groups in the region with over 150 staff. You will be part of the financial services segment which is one of seven teams within this group; you will be undertaking a range of duties including title check and reports on title, freehold and leasehold disposals, title due diligence and other transactional support for financing projects.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will develop your technical and commercial skills through bespoke knowhow and development programmes ensuring you exceed all expectations. We have a flat hierarchy and you will be a highly valued member of the team and firm and we will ensure your hard work is recognised.

Role Responsibility

As a Legal Assistant your day to day remit includes:

  • High volume work within the Real Estate Services team dealing with residential purchases for Housing Associations, Developers and others.
  • Freehold and leasehold acquisitions, disposals and other estate management work for commercial real estate clients e.g. licences to assign, lease renewals.
  • Project work e.g. large-scale due diligence for refinancing, portfolio acquisitions and disposals, lease reports.
  • Provide all our clients with a high-quality service in accordance with the Firm’s procedures.
  • Maintain and improve relations with existing clients and spot opportunities for business development and enhancement of the current services we offer.
  • Achieve the budget and targets set by the Firm.

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • The role would suit an experienced legal assistant or legal executive (CILEx qualified).
  • Commercial or residential property experience experience is desirable.
  • Strong file management skills communication, drafting skills and billing,
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Working with case management systems.
  • Ability to juggle a busy and varied workload.
  • High standards of client service essential.
  • Excellent communication skills - high volume of interaction via the telephone.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Enthusiastic & team approach to working.
  • A desire to learn and develop legal skills in the area of development, housing and commercial property, what TLT does and what our clients do/how they work.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on HR-Recruitment@TLTsolicitors.com 

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

About the Firm

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.



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