Paralegal - Commercial Property

Plymouth, Devon
Highly Competitive
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Foot Anstey have an exciting opportunity available for a Paralegal to join the Commercial Property team based in Plymouth. You will receive a highly competitive salary & benefits package.

This role is an opportunity to join a dynamic and fast growing commercial property team which specialises in renewable energy projects and supporting key clients on large scale transactions and portfolio management. You will undertake individual transactions on commercial property portfolios and support cross office teams on larger commercial property, corporate and commercial projects. 

You will immediately enter the 'Foot Anstey Career Framework' to help you build and develop your future skill set, knowledge and experience to new levels. 

Key responsibilities as our  Commercial Property Paralegal will include:

To prepare, negotiate and finalise leases and other agreements for the roll out of solar roof top installations across the country and deal with ancillary due diligence, registration and SDLT formalities with appropriate support and supervision.

To prepare, negotiate and finalise leases and other tenancy documents for a variety of transactions on commercial property portfolios for local authorities, business parks and corporate occupiers with appropriate support and supervision.

To assist teams in multiple offices with title due diligence and reporting, including the submissions, collation and review of searches and enquiries on corporate and commercial projects and transactions including property and project finance.

To undertake the sale and purchase of commercial property, including carrying out disclosure or due diligence, negotiating contract and transfer documentation with appropriate support and supervision..

To deal with post completion registration and stamp duty land tax formalities on the transactions highlighted above with appropriate support and supervision.

What makes you the perfect Commercial Property Paralegal?

Proven technical knowledge and track record of supporting the commercial property projects and transactions highlighted above. Experience working on renewable energy projects and financing is desirable but not essential as it can be learnt

A professional and dedicated approach and a proven commitment to working within a high quality environment delivering excellent quality service.

Commitment to ongoing professional and personal development including self awareness and self reflection and continuous improvement.

Previous experience of working with a CRM system would be an advantage.

Why Foot Anstey

Through a network of five offices across the South West, plus a newly opened London and Southampton office, the firm operates as one national team offering specialist legal advice and services to regional, national and international clients, both businesses and individuals. Foot Anstey is among the UK's top 100 law firms, with just under 50 partners and around 450 staff.

The firm has been acknowledged by industry commentators for its growth and business excellence.  Most recently Foot Anstey was shortlisted for National/Regional Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards, for UK Law Firm of the Year in the British Legal Awards and also ranked in the recent Financial Times Innovative Lawyers report for its ongoing work with Screwfix and B&Q Tradepoint. 

At Foot Anstey our people, like our Values, are at the very heart of our business. We aim to provide you with a rewarding career and work environment and an attractive and flexible benefits scheme as part of supporting the importance of work/life balance.

What’s in it for you?

Structured career development programme and the opportunity to develop your skills and experience

- Five weeks' annual leave

- Additional discretionary one day as an ‘office shut down’ day annually at Christmas time.

- Lifestyle Hour – a discretionary benefit to provide a fully flexible time slot for employees to take an additional hour away from work on a weekly basis in order to balance their personal lifestyle needs and their workload

- Life Assurance

- Contributory pension scheme

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Childcare voucher scheme

- Cycle to work scheme

- Enhanced and bespoke maternity, paternity & adoption arrangements

- Staff conveyancing scheme

- Discounted shopping via the Foot Anstey Reward Gateway

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become the new Commercial Property Paralegal then please click “Apply” today!