Junior Paralegal

  • Osborne Clarke
  • Bristol, UK
  • Jul 04, 2018
Full time Property Litigation

Job Description

We are looking for a Junior Paralegal to join our highly regarded Property Litigation team in Bristol, rated by Chambers & Partners as a national leader outside London.

This is a full-time role and is available on a permanent basis.

The practice

The team advises on all aspects of commercial landlord and tenant litigation that arises from large-scale portfolio management, and also on property disputes such as option disputes, enforcement of development agreements, easements, general conveyancing/title problems and planning litigation.

We represent corporate clients in development disputes, litigation relating to energy and infrastructure, and landlord and tenant cases on a national basis and also act for a number of major housing and utilities clients, such as Barratt Homes, Western Power Distribution and Taylor Wimpey.

Find more about our property litigation practice using this link:

http://www.osborneclarke.com/expertise/service/disputes-litigation-and-arbitration/real-estate-disputes/

The role

You would support the three Paralegals and Legal Executive in the team on a variety of tasks, including:

  • Portfolio management for a number of landlord and tenant clients;
  • Coordinating billing processes;
  • Diary entries and ensuring that online systems are up to date;
  • Client reporting; and
  • Completing court documents.

The team

'They are very knowledgeable, responsive and personable people' – Chambers and Partners

Led by Leona Briggs (Partner) who is rated in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, the team currently comprises of 1 further Partner, 4 Associate Directors, 1 Senior Associate, 1 Associate, 1 Legal Executive, 1 Trainee Solicitor and 3 Paralegals.

Skills and experience

You will:

  • Have successfully completed a degree with a minimum 2:1 (or equivalent) result;
  • Be accurate, with a good eye for detail;
  • Be organised;
  • Be diligent;
  • Be pro-active.

This vacancy is for a Junior Paralegal position, it is not an entry route to a training contract at Osborne Clarke LLP – the two recruitment processes are completely separate.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

  

At Osborne Clarke, we are known for our open and inclusive culture. We believe that by investing in the diversity and wellbeing of our people, we create an environment where everyone can thrive to be the best that they can be. This means recognising that our people have lives and commitments outside of work. We have invested in connected working for our people and, where possible, we will accommodate flexible working for all our roles.