Paralegal/Qualified Solicitor

PQE: 5 years +
Term: Contract
Duration: 1 year
Working hours: Full-time (09:30 - 17:30)
Reports to: Sabrina Cader
Team: Commercial Real Estate and Licensing
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

In the last year alone we have:

  • Worked on corporate transactions valued at over £3 billion
  • Advised our developer and social housing clients on over £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancings
  • Advised on HS2 which will see the development of over 330 miles of railway network with an expected £59 billion benefit to the wider economy
  • As if that wasn’t enough, we are also involved in the transformation of Battersea Power Station and act for the majority of London’s major Housing Associations who together own assets of over £17.3 billion.

However it’s not all about big numbers and high-profile projects; the real success of our business comes from the ability of our teams to provide fantastic service and create long-lasting relationships.

 

The role

To support other members of the team on telecoms matters including the service of code notices, preparation of reports for the client, carrying out and preparing title reports.

Preparing proceedings to be issued in the Upper Tribunal including witness statements. Collating evidence. Complying with Court directions to ensure evidence is gathered and served in good time.

 Client facing role so attendance on calls and meetings is a regular occurrence.

  Reviewing break notices and advising on validity.

  Advising the client on the timings of a relocation of telecoms equipment.

  Reporting to the client is a large part of the job so prioritisation of workload and reacting  to  the demands of the team is pivotel.

The team

Telecoms (but may be required to work on general commercial  property matters)

Client base and type of work

Telecoms – MBNL, EE & H3G

Candidate specification

Must be able and willing to work as part of a team. Client facing role so confident in their abilities. Good written skills. Telecoms tends to be high volume work so efficiency is key. Needs excellent organisational skills.