Permanent job vacancy – Full time – Competitive salary (plus excellent benefits) – Location: Cardiff
We’re looking for a paralegal to join our growing Real Estate division in Cardiff. Our work includes providing a variety of transaction-handling and advisory services to clients operating in a range of sectors.
Is this the start of your Capital Law journey?
Working nationally and internationally from our base in Wales, we offer all the legal services that a trading organisation needs.
We work with businesses of all sizes – from large corporations to those just starting up – across the private, public, and third sectors. We also have a consultancy business, Capital People, that specialises in HR and Health & Safety.
We’re made up of leading lawyers and consultants, who work closely with our clients to provide the best possible support. Ultimately, we have one purpose: to help others succeed.
We exist to provide an outstanding legal and consulting service. We work in a modern, straightforward manner, in a way that our clients want. We work with good people to do good work.
Working within the Real Estate team
The core of the property team’s work comes from an excellent reputation with major developers and occupiers, energy projects, and in the education and public sectors. We aim to be one of the leading property departments in Wales ranked tier 1 by the Legal 500 and Chambers. Our growth will primarily come from existing clients, as we identify what more we can do to help them develop. There will also, be a targeted marketing campaign to help identify and attract new clients. We know that clients in the construction or energy sectors often need property advice too. We will build on this experience by targeting companies in the sector, working closely with the construction, energy & projects team.
assisting the partner and associates and delivering the objectives agreed with you by the supervising partner.
managing client files in compliance with the Firm’s rules as specified in the Quality and Practice Manuals (such as Money Laundering, File opening and Rule 2 letters).
complying fully with the Firm’s core values.
ensuring compliance (with the assistance of the Firm) with the Law Society CPD requirements.
drafting and negotiating legal documentation including contracts, appointments, warranties, performance bonds and parent company guarantees, letters of intent
analysing and interpreting legal documentation in order to provide advice to clients
managing the day to day running of a number of matters including coordinating documentation, liaising with external companies and clients, updating the internal cross-department lawyers
assisting colleagues with more complex matters
attending meetings and telephone conferences and preparing follow-up action points and attendance notes
performing legal research
drafting correspondence and liaising with clients and third parties by telephone
updating matter files
assisting with preparing precedent documents
researching and writing topical articles and blogs for marketing purposes
3 - 5 years experince
strong drafting skills
planning and organizing
strong communication skills attention to detail and accuracy
good initiative and problem-solving skills
In return, we offer
a competitive salary: we like to reward our staff and offer promotion twice a year.
career development opportunities: we’re a fast-growing and ambitious firm. We understand that to fulfil our potential, we need to fulfil that of all our employees, and our training and career development programme is very high on the agenda.
health and wellbeing: Cegin – our on-site restaurant with two full time professionally trained chefs, free fruit and toast, subsidised sports massage, subsidised yoga and a cycle to work scheme.
benefits: competitive pension scheme, comprehensive health plan, option to buy/sell annual leave, recognition scheme, recruitment referral scheme
making life easier: grown-up approach to working hours, guitar lessons, free language lessons, visiting beautician, barber, tailor, dry cleaning collection, on site bike repairs, on site showers and corporate gym membership reduction.
a great location and working environment: Cardiff is a fantastic place to live and work. It’s good value for money, with short commuting times, and a vibrant, friendly atmosphere. Our office, in the city centre, is right in the middle of it all.
We are an equal opportunities employer aiming for diversity in our workforce.