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Experienced Paralegal - Real Estate

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Business Services
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19000339 Requisition #
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We are looking for an experienced, dedicated Paralegal for our Legal Services Unit, focussed on supporting our thriving Real Estate team.


About the role

Our Real Estate team provides advice in property investment and development, planning and disputes and our clients include large development companies, banks, pension funds, private investors and retail funds.
As part of our service, our team in Sheffield undertakes all aspects of estate management work. 
Responsibilities will include:

• Managing a busy caseload of transactions, for example dealing with licences to assign, licences for alterations, deeds of variation, deeds of easement and drafting letters to clients and other parties;
• Dealing with leases, identifying defects and preparing new modern form leases, based on standard documentation;
• Carrying out title and occupational lease review exercises and preparing/assisting with the preparation of reports/certificates of title;.
• Assisting with file opening procedures including preparing first draft of retainer letter and ensuring compliance with money laundering regulations

  


About you

  
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with Real Estate legal experience. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and you must be used to dealing with a large workload. You will have a strong academic background and a degree in law or equivalent qualification is preferred, but not essential. Alternatively, you may be working towards CILEX.


About us

  
CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide.

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.


Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”).

For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.


How to apply

If you are interested please apply online or contact Holly Woodhouse,Talent Acquisition Advisor, for more information.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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