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Paralegal - Real Estate

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We are looking for a dedicated paralegal for 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 Bristol undertakes all aspects of estate management work.
Responsibilities will include: 

- Managing 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 of leases, based on standard forms.

- 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 legal experience ideally gained within a commercial real estate department but not essential. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and must be used to dealing with a large workload.
  
You will have a strong academic background including a degree (2.1 or equivalent) in law or equivalent qualification.
  


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

At CMS we welcome receiving direct candidate applications so, if you are interested, please apply online.

We strive to attract the best talent, providing an exceptional candidate experience, so our dedicated recruitment team will be able to support you through the process and deal with any queries.

On occasions, we do partner with a select number of trusted recruitment agencies. In this instance, only applications submitted via our recruitment portal upon instruction will be accepted.

If you have any queries about a vacancy or your application, please contact Rob Johnston, Talent Acquisition Assistant. 

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