Paralegal, Residential Property Developer

Posted 20 February 2023
Salary£25000 - £30000 per annum + Plus benefits and package
Job type Permanent
DisciplineProperty Management & Operations
Contact NameAriane Freebody

Job description


Harrow, Greater London

£25,000 - £30,000 per annum, plus benefits and package

deverellsmith have partnered with one of the UK's most successful residential property developers, to source a Paralegal to join this family run property business. Our client specialises in purchasing deteriorating listed buildings, providing necessary investment, and re-purposing into residential apartments, affordable living, offices, or hotels, whilst maintaining Britain's historic identity through its Grade I and Grade II listed buildings.

This position will be responsible for working on all legal Group matters - primarily involving property law but at times being involved in issues involving other areas of the law.


  • Supporting the Group General Counsel in handling cases dealing with numerous property transactions within the Groups portfolio
  • Assisting in the drafting of formal legal documents, such as contracts and licences, as well as correspondence with other parties
  • Assisting in the general management of the Groups property portfolio
  • Assisting in preparation for meetings
  • Drafting reports
  • Performing research on applicable regulations, laws, and legal matters
  • Collecting relevant important papers for the General Counsel to review
  • Keeping files organised and up to date in paper and/or electronic format
  • Arranging and attending meetings and site inspections
  • Performing basic clerical tasks, such as photocopying, making and receiving phone calls, and fielding correspondence

To be considered:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable handling large workloads under time constraints
  • Strong organisational skills, familiar with electronic document management and filing systems, ability to prioritise adapt and use initiative
  • Superior research and computer skills; detail-oriented
  • High level of discretion with confidential matters
  • Legal knowledge desirable but not essential