Paralegal

  • Job Reference: 6966970
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2020
  • Recruiter: South West
  • Location: Dorset, England
  • Salary: £10.00 to £15.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Temporary - Planning & Property Paralegal

An excellent opportunity for a Paralegal has arisen at a Local Authority in the South West to assist their commercial team on Planning and Property matters.  

This position is offered on a full-time locum basis with a predicted contract length of at least 3 months with a strong likelihood of extension.  Given the current covid-19 crisis, the post will be on a flexible homeworking basis initially.

The ideal candidate will be highly efficient and be able to organise and prioritise their time effectively, working with little supervision.

Experience of working in a Local Authority would be advantageous, however it is not necessary. Candidates should be able to demonstrate practical experience in planning, property matters, and a strong interest in Local Authority law.

The daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the team of Solicitors in their case load with an emphasis on planning and property work
  • Ensuring maximum support for the team in managing section 106 applications and decisions
  • Drafting agreements and negotiating with interested parties including developers and clients
    • Preparing and updating court bundles
    • Liaising with planning officers, town planners and development teams
    • Supporting senior legal counsel and is consistent in ensuring all accompanying filing, faxing, photocopying and data-entry is carried out in a timely manner

To apply for this role, please contact Lauren Watts or Alice Hughes on 01179 308 760. Alternatively, please send your CV to lwatts@venngroup.comTo apply for this role, please contact Lauren Watts or Alice Hughes on 01179 308 760 . Alternatively, please send your CV to lwatts@venngroup.com

To apply for this role, please contact Lauren Watts or Alice Hughes on 01179 308 760 . Alternatively, please send your CV to lwatts@venngroup.com

We look forward to your application.

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