Social Housing Paralegal (1 Year FTC)

  • Contract, full-time
  • Leeds
  • Posted 3 weeks ago


Do you have previous legal residential property experience? A highly-regarded law firm is looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their Social Housing team on a 12 month FTC. You will be joining a busy team working on a variety of property matters, predominantly focusing on acquisitions for their Housing Association and Local Authority clients.

You will:

  • Work within a supportive busy team on a wide range of property matters
  • Support the partners in the team in relation to acquisition from developers (completion statements, liaising about completion dates, priority searches etc.)
  • Support the team on security work (reviewing searches, reviewing titles, assisting in preparing disclosures for certificates of title)
  • Liaise with developers about completion dates
  • Learn the nuances of housing association requirements with support from the partners in the team including drafting and negotiating contracts and transfers for such acquisitions

Your qualities and qualifications:

  • You’ll be able to demonstrate prior legal property experience dealing with acquisitions
  • You have solid experience in title and search review including preparation of reports on title
  • If not experienced already, you have an interest in learning to draft and negotiate property documents
  • You are motivated, highly efficient and able to use your initiative
  • You have an empathetic and professional phone manner
  • This is a great opportunity to join a very supportive environment in a well-renowned firm

If you’d like to apply then please email or call 01179 706 505 to find out more.

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