Commercial Paralegal - York

Recruiter
EJ Legal
Location
York
Salary
£22,000 - £24,000
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
27 Nov 2018
Ref
CHN822910
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Trainee

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Paralegal to join a successful real estate development firm in central York.

The firm work with landowners through the process of readying and selling their land for property development, this involves securing promotion agreements then planning permission before working with a land agent to achieve the best sales price.

The successful Commercial Paralegal will be working with lots of autonomy, as you will be the firm’s sole in house legal representative. Your day to day work will involve client negotiations in relation to the acquisition of land, regular meetings with external counsel and prospective clients as well as drafting commercial agreements for development transactions. You will also be responsible for managing the firm’s contract process in relation to these deals.

The ideal Commercial Paralegal will be someone with demonstrable commercial contracts experience (particularly drafting) who would like to get their teeth into a standalone position which involves lots of negotiation. Prior commercial property experience would be a real advantage.

This position would really suit someone who enjoys working with lots of different people, as you’ll be liaising with landowners, developers and solicitors on a daily basis.

This Commercial Paralegal role is an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to utilise their experience in a role with lots of responsibility from the off. This is an urgent hire for the firm so please apply today to be considered!

It is EJ Legal’s policy, as a matter of courtesy to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual candidates. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. EJ Legal is a Recruitment Agency and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients. Thank you.

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