Paralegal Property Litigation

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Paralegal to join our Property Litigation team. This position will be based in Bristol, working from the office for the majority of the week.

Your Role

As a Paralegal you will be responsible for the following

  • Work with our property litigators across the UK advising on all aspects of commercial property disputes (more limited residential disputes) and estate management issues.
  • Working with colleagues across the firm to support their service lines needing input from property litigation.
  • To achieve the budgets set by the firm.
  • To assist others in the achievement of their objectives and supervise more junior members of the team.
  • To work so as to achieve the firm's business objectives.
  • To participate in business development initiatives.

Your Skills and Experience

  • You should have a law degree or have passed the law conversion course.
  • Previous experience in a legal administration or paralegal role.
  • No prior experience of property litigation is required although experience of either property or litigation would be beneficial
  • A desire to learn and develop legal skills in the area of property litigation; what TLT does and what our clients do/how they work.
  • Good eye for detail, good organisational skills and ability to 'juggle' a busy and varied workload.
  • High standards of client service essential.
  • Excellent communication skills - high volume of interaction via the telephone and good IT skills.
  • Enthusiasm and team approach to working

Your Team

The Property Litigation Team is one of the teams within the Real Estate Group comprising 3 partners in Manchester and Bristol and a team of solicitors and support staff. We also work closely with colleagues in our Belfast and Scottish offices. Mark Routley heads the team, delivering services (portfolio management, acquisitions/ disposals etc) property litigation services across a range of sectors including many household names such as the BBC, WH Smith and Greene King. We are recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500 as a leading property litigation team and Mark is recognised as a leader in his field.

We have a broad practice in property litigation, advising clients with expertise in the leisure, retail and financial services sectors on a wide variety of contentious matters. These include landlord and tenant disputes, rent reviews and lease renewals under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and contractual disputes. We also give strategic advice on the management of property portfolios. We act for commercial landlords and tenants, public sector bodies and housing associations, property developers, investors, telecoms operators, financial institutions and insolvency practitioners.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on [email protected]

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