Paralegal - Real Estate Finance (London)

Recruiter
BLP
Location
South East England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Expires
04 Oct 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
The Team Our Real Estate Finance team is the leading specialist team in the UK. Focussed on the funding of domestic and international real estate in all its forms, we act for the leading financial institutions, investors, developers and funds. This is an excellent opportunity to join our London office and to work as part of the wider Real Estate Finance team. The Opportunity This is a great opportunity for a Paralegal to build up their Real Estate finance knowledge as well as further develop their commercial skills and awareness. You will be exposed to high-quality finance and banking matters and work closely with Associates and Partners supporting them on large transactions. Who we're looking for You will have a Law Degree or have completed the GDL as well as ideally your LPC. You will have a proven track record in understanding the importance of excellent service delivery to clients. Previous transaction experience as a Paralegal will be highly desirable and any experience in the finance or banking sectors would also be advantageous. What's in it for you Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered. Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA's and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions. Apply online by following the 'Apply for this role' link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile. About BLP We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world. Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client's expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors. We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business. All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment. Diversity, inclusion and working differently Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our firm. At BLP we aim to create an inclusive and inspirational culture where all our employees are valued, motivated and able to be themselves. We believe that our goals of always exceeding client expectations and being the most attractive place to work will only be achieved if we recruit, retain, reward and develop our people with regard to their abilities and contributions and without reference to their background, gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, political belief or disability. We are wholly committed to promoting an inclusive and inspirational working environment for our employees, our most important asset, to enable our people to make the most of their particular skills, qualities and points of difference. BLP is a firm with an increasingly flexible workforce and is supportive of flexible working arrangements, tailored to the individual, wherever possible. Please feel free to speak to the Resourcing Team about the flexibility we are offering for this role. Agencies Please note that the BLP Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent to our HR Resourcing team at and not directly to line managers or employees. The BLP Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing. Disclosure As a regulated firm of solicitors, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP ("BLP") is required to undertake appropriate vetting of staff. In addition to completion, by applicants who accept a job offer, of a regulatory questionnaire, BLP uses a specialist provider to undertake professional verification and background checks (including through electronic data sources, and directly with employers and professional bodies/regulators) on our behalf. We will also undertake certain verifications ourselves. BLP adopts a risk-based approach to its vetting procedures, which are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with its legal and regulatory obligations.

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