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Legal Support - Paralegal

Summary
Solihull
Permanent
Full-time

6 days left to apply

Our legal teams provide a valued, high quality and cost-effective service supporting our housebuilding business across the UK, covering a broad range of legal services.  

The Legal Support/Paralegal role is to support the UK Legal Director and the two lawyers in his team and would suit a paralegal or experienced legal secretary. The role will be varied and is an opportunity to work in-house for the legal team of a FTSE 100 company. You will work across a number of different practice areas, including dispute resolution, commercial and regulatory (no property work). This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for an interesting Paralegal/Legal secretarial role with the potential for growth and where you will be exposed to working on high-profile matters, in a collegiate and supportive environment. 

What you will do: 

  • Providing support to the Legal Director, the Dispute Resolution Solicitor and Commercial & Operations Solicitor (“DCR Legal team”) on a range of legal support, paralegal and administrative activities
  • Legal support and administration including; preparation of emails both internally and externally and maintaining inboxes, preparation of various documents including agendas, reports and letters, updating and maintaining paper and electronic files, collation and preparation of training for the solicitors and legal teams
  • Paralegal activities to include; preparation, collation and circulation of monthly internal dispute reports and legal reports, supporting the Dispute Resolution Solicitor on dealing with claims and providing advice to regional businesses and supporting the Commercial and Operations Solicitor on dealing with commercial and compliance matters and providing advice to head office functions and regional businesses
  • Administrative support to include; diary management of Legal Director, photocopying, scanning, producing documents, arranging meetings, printing correspondence for posting etc. dealing with expense claims and archiving of documents

What you will have: 

  • Enthusiasm and a desire to contribute to the work of the team
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload and work to tight deadlines when required
  • Relevant work experience in a similar fast paced environment 
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Comprehensive IT skills to be self-sufficient without support on all Microsoft systems (particularly Word, Excel and Teams)

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK and hold a full UK drivers’ licence.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.   

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
Healthcare
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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