Paralegal – Commercial Property

The Opportunity

At Wolferstans, we care passionately about the experience that our clients have when doing business with us. Clients who contact us to deal with sensitive legal matters are placing a great deal of trust in us and it is critical that we repay this trust by treating them with the warmth, professionalism, understanding and courtesy that they deserve.

We have recently won “Excellence in Client Care” at the LawNet Awards 2023, received a Silver Award at the 2023 UK Customer Experience Awards, and secured our place in the Times Legal Top 250 – why not come and be a part of our success?

You will be part of a supportive and flexible working environment where you have the ability to further your career aspirations. Our benefits package includes 5 weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays and an extended break over the Christmas period, you are also given a day off for your birthday and will be signed up to our Health Care Plan designed with wellbeing in mind. Furthermore, we organise social gatherings and wellbeing initiatives throughout the year for all our employees, enhancing our supportive and inclusive work culture

We are proud to have been recognised for our dedication to fostering a compassionate workplace environment. We were the first firm to be rewarded the Compassionate Workplace Award by St Luke's Plymouth, and more recently achieved the bronze award for the Wellbeing at Work program facilitated by Livewell Southwest, with ongoing efforts towards attaining our silver award.

What will you do?

This is a first rate opportunity to join a highly regarded and well established team, where you will have the chance to develop your career further amongst highly professional colleagues.

The main purpose of the role is to provide administrative and paralegal support to a team of Lawyers in the day to day running of their cases and to liaise with clients and third parties as required.

You will join a dynamic and fast-paced area of our business where high volumes of interaction with clients and experts is required, each one requiring appropriate focus and attention to deliver positive outcomes.

What do you offer?

Previous experience of working in a similar role with responsibility of assisting a Lawyer with property transactions.

Excellent:

Communication and client care skills

Time management skills and able to prioritise effectively

Attention to detail, confident IT skills and a proactive approach to the role

Able to:

Demonstrate a passion for client service excellence

Deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information

Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and other business sources

Work well under pressure within stipulated timescales and meet deadlines

You will be:

Proud of a professional and positive work attitude with the ability to embrace change.

Willing to attend courses and webinars to increase knowledge and understanding.

Keen to work towards or demonstrate the firm’s core competencies.

Committed to Wolferstans, and able to provide a confident and positive input, taking

responsibility and ownership for the success of the firm and your own development.

 

Closing Date:

Ideally, we are looking for our Paralegal to join the team in May 2024 we are keen to talk to suitable candidates at the earliest possible opportunity and will close the vacancy to new applications once conversations reach an advanced stage to avoid wasting anyone’s time. We would therefore urge candidates who are interested in this vacancy to get in touch ASAP and discuss the opportunity with us.