Paralegal – Property

Property Closing: July 05, 2024

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BCR Law’s Property team is looking to recruit a junior paralegal to join its busy team.

Core Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Advocates and fee earners in the team to assist in the process of property and other related transactions. The role is varied and requires someone who is able to integrate within the team, adapt to new ways of working and is willing to learn.  Duties will include:

  • Managing file opening procedures and associated compliance checks.
  • Assisting with property transactions to include the preparation and registration of Powers of Attorney; completing statutory search enquiry emails, engrossing contracts for court; maintaining and updating weekly court lists; completing and submitting stamp duty for contracts; drafting and updating completion statements and collating accompanying documentation.
  • Scanning and archiving files.
  • Billing
  • Collating Acts of Court for cancellation and arranging appointments with the Registry.
  • Maintaining safe custody documents and records.
  • Assisting with general property-related administration.

Key Skills

  • Excellent IT skills, with proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.);
  • Superb communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • The ability to work in a deadline-driven environment with a calm demeanour;
  • An adaptable and flexible approach to your work, able to multitask and take on a wide range of different tasks; and
  • Utmost confidentiality at all times.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to gain valuable experience and grow within a dynamic legal environment.

  • Job Title Paralegal - Property
  • Department Property
  • Closing Date July 05, 2024
  • Qualifications required A level or equivalent or transferable skills
  • Department Property
  • Residential/ Employment Status Entitled (5 years residency required)
  • Location Jersey
  • Position Type Full time (35 hours)
  • Level/Salary Range Market
  • Start date ASAP
  • HR Contact Alison Gates
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