Paralegal – Real Estate Bridging Finance

Paralegal – Real Estate Bridging Finance Manchester, England

Full Time Manchester, England 21101 - 23500 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Our Real Estate Finance team is dedicated to the needs of short term lenders. A vibrant and energetic work environment within our specialisation we have gained a reputation for speed, pragmatism and reliability.

The team has expertise across a variety of lending products, focusing predominantly on various forms of short term and bridging finance.

We collaborate closely with our lender clients to provide straightforward, relevant advice. We tailor our services to be solution-led, commercially minded and flexible to the requirements of a specific matter.

Please note that there is a requirement for the successful candidate to be in the offices 4 days a week.

What can you expect?

We are seeking an experienced paralegal with a genuine interest in real estate finance work. The ability to prioritise what is at times a challenging workload, and to work under pressure, are key skills within the role. For the right candidate, this role offers real career progression and the opportunity to qualify into the team at a later stage.

Your role is to support the Real Estate Finance team on a wide range of matters including;

  • Making initial contact with Borrower's solicitors and clients, issuing our pre-loan enquiries forms;
  • Drafting loan documentation for a range of clients on a variety of deals and issuing this to Borrowers for signature;
  • Playing a role in the successful completion of transactions, facilitating the receipt and payment of monies from our clients to Borrowers and conducting pre-completion checks and searches on Borrowers;
  • Communicating effectively with both clients and fee earners to assist in the facilitation of completing deals; and
  • General administrative duties such as payment of broker fees, client fees and assisting in matters related to post-completion.

A bit about you

  • Undergraduate law degree (2:1)
  • Previous experience in real estate work or/and property would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, keen and proactive
  • Must be self-motivated

Inclusiveness and Diversity

At Fieldfisher, led by the social model of disability, we are working towards removing accessibility barriers and maximising disability and neurodiversity inclusion in our recruitment processes.

Should you have any accessibility requirements, please contact a member of Fieldfisher's Recruitment Team who will work with you to implement suitable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process. All conversations are treated in the strictest of confidence and we would appreciate your feedback to ensure we can provide an accessible and enjoyable recruitment process.

For accessibility information on our Manchester offices, please visit our website:

What can we offer you?

Our people are at the core of what we do. Fieldfisher's benefits package is designed to enable all colleagues to thrive in an inclusive and supportive environment. These benefits range from private health insurance, life assurance & income protection, flexi-gym discounts, season ticket loans, bike-to-work loans and much more.

Fieldfisher Manchester is based in one of the city's most vibrant destinations. We are based in the ultra-modern No.1 Spinningfields, a thriving hub for work, rest and recreation surrounded by restaurants and cafés. We are based on the 17th floor, so if you're inspired by fantastic skyline views and a bright, contemporary workspace then we will not disappoint. Offering excellent commuter links with easy access to railway, Metrolink and bus services, open plan workspaces that encourages a sense of camaraderie, hybrid working and hot-desking, bike storage, shower facilities and much more.

We have diverse teams made up of our Partners, Lawyers and Business Services Professionals, collaborating to provide outstanding service to our clients, working across our many different sectors and practice areas.

We understand the importance of collaboration outside of work with lots of different clubs and networks for our people to get involved in, including quiz nights, book club, choir, firm-funded yoga, fitness challenges, football teams, and inclusive events with our nominated charity partners. If you would like to know more, chat with our recruitment team or visit our social media channels to see for yourself!

Culture & personal development

We’re a firm with real entrepreneurial drive and we don’t believe in squashing people’s individuality. We want you to use your unique talents and experiences to help the firm grow. You can only do that by being yourself. And working closely and collaboratively with people throughout the firm. That’s why we foster a culture that encourages you to be yourself.

We’ll give you bespoke support to develop your own career. Whether that’s through allowing you to “access all areas” across the firm, funding you through training for professional development qualifications, or making sure you have a structured career plan, we’ll make sure your talents are being nurtured.

How to apply

Enter your email address on the job advert and press the 'apply now' button to submit your CV and to start your application.

Please note that we recruit on a rolling basis, meaning that your application will most likely be reviewed before the application deadline. We will continue to accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market-leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, financial services, energy & natural resources, and life sciences.

We are a law firm built around people with all their diversity and we strike a healthy balance between legal excellence and a down-to-earth practical approach to our clients' needs. We believe The Future is Human, so we choose a collaborative approach with an intense focus on the end-user and consider carefully how to shape our services to add the most value to our clients.

Paralegal – Real Estate Bridging Finance
London, United Kingdom
Michael Chissick
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
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