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Paralegal- Real Estate - Edinburgh

Commercial Property - Private Practice
Ref: 152 Date Posted: Saturday 22 Feb 2020
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Top 10 Scottish law firm is currently looking to hire an additional Paralegal to join their award-winning real estate team based in Edinburgh. 

This is an exciting opportunity to support commercial transactions and undertake both residential conveyancing and asset management work of shopping centres, retailers and leasehold portfolios. Based in Edinburgh, this position would suit a driven and committed individual who has the ability to handle high volumes of work effectively and with excellent attention to detail.

Main Duties:

  •  Action all cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols ensuring the monitoring and completion of MI as required;
  • Use of the case management system and / or use of standard documentation wherever appropriate to maximise cost efficiency;
  • Utilise negotiation and communication skills to proactively settle/assist in the settlement of cases to the satisfaction of the client whilst further developing legal technical knowledge;
  • Analyse risk and utilise commercial knowledge to develop sound judgement in order to justify decisions in the management of cases;
  • Prioritise and organise work efficiently and effectively to ensure client service level agreements and deadlines are met;
  • Understand the role in the context of the practice group and proactively seek to increase contribution via the allocation of work;
  • Work flexibly in adjusting to changes in priority of workload as dictated by the practice group;
  • Interpret financial information to monitor your own performance against agreed targets ensuring there’s an ability to explain any differential;
  • Pro-actively support the ongoing development of Junior Paralegals / Administrative Assistants within the Practice Group / Practice Area, delegating tasks where appropriate.

To discuss this role in confidence, to request the full job description or to apply, please contact: 

David Thomson, Director

Tel: 0131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com  

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