Paralegal, Real Estate
DLA Piper
United Kingdom-Edinburgh
19d ago

THE ROLE

This role will be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to Partners and Associates in the Real Estate team in our Edinburgh office.

The successful candidate will assist fee earners to undertake tasks in a timely and effective manner. As this is based in Edinburgh it is essential that candidates have a good understanding of Scots law.

This role will be an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to join a busy and dynamic practice working on a variety of Residential Plot Sales engagements with high profile clients.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Knowledge of Scots law
  • Previous experience in residential Plot Sales
  • Post-secondary education
  • Relevant experience preferable but not essential
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player but capable to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail-minded, flexible, willing to embrace change and self-motivated
  • Willing to work overtime when required
  • Able to work under pressure and meet with tight deadlines
  • SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Knowledge of Scots law
  • Previous experience in residential Plot Sales
  • Post-secondary education
  • Relevant experience preferable but not essential
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player but capable to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail-minded, flexible, willing to embrace change and self-motivated
  • Willing to work overtime when required
  • Able to work under pressure and meet with tight deadlines
  • THE FIRM

    DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.

    Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

    We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed.

    Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-

    leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

    At DLA Piper we are firmly committed to diversity and inclusion. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual and we know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued.

    We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment.

    PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING

    Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment to you and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-

    employment screening that can include checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.

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