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Paralegal

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a paralegal role with a difference supporting a Commercial Property Partner where you're given privileged access to client calls and meetings to really hone your development in a practice area you're already passionate about?

Then keep reading as we absolutely want to talk to you.

Is this your next career move?

Not only does this opportunity offer you an academically challenging paralegal role with access to quality work, but it also offers the opportunity to sit in client calls and meetings as you'll be assisting a highly experienced hearing impaired Partner in communicating legal advice to his clients.

In this varied role you'll also be dealing with Land Registry applications, drafting documents, maintaining Lexcel compliant files, assisting with client correspondence and reports, you'll  book meetings and manage Ben's diary, take calls and play a valued role in monitoring the team's emails in times of absence. You'll become familiar with the firm's case management system and compliance procedures for letters of engagement, file opening, money laundering, archiving, billing and client accounts.  And that's not all, you'll be actively encouraged to help the team to develop cross-selling and marketing opportunities and who knows you may even introduce some business yourself.

Why choose us?

VWV is known for its friendly and welcoming culture so team work and collaboration is key.  With around 450 employees we’re big enough to win the big ticket work but small enough to know our people as individuals and help our star performers shine. Click the link to see the video for what our people have to say about us.

We offer a competitive salary, contribute to your pension pot, offer holiday allowance that increases on a year's employment, give you private healthcare and life assurance, offer a range of discounts with local businesses and with so many excellent internal training programmes on offer to everyone it's so easy to develop and improve your skills.

Our Bristol office is based on the Harbourside surrounded by the buzz of local cafes and restaurants with lovely views over the docks and within easy walking distance of the newly developed Wapping Wharf.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, we're striving to create an environment where everyone, regardless of background, can reach their full potential.

So who are we hoping will apply?

You'll have a Law Degree or have taken the Graduate Diploma of Law and have at least six months' experience gained from a legal environment in a similar role and your application will go to the top of the pile if you've got the above plus real estate experience. 

In terms of your soft skills, you'll be organised, cope well under pressure, be an excellent all-round communicator who's motivated by the team's successes ahead of your own and your commercial acumen will already have picked up that this hybrid paralegal role is a hidden gem!

You’re interested so what happens now?

If you can't wait to apply then click the apply button to create an account and submit your CV or if you'd prefer to talk it through first, then please feel free to give me a call, my name is Emma Forrester and you can reach me on 0117 314 5419. 

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