26 May

Paralegal Legal Exec Junior Solicitor Jobs Vacancy at Winckworth Sherwood Llp London

Paralegal Legal Exec Junior Solicitor
Winckworth Sherwood Llp
London ENG
26 May, 2018 30+ days ago

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Paralegal Legal Exec Junior Solicitor Jobs Vacancy at Winckworth Sherwood Llp London Jobs Details:

Experience level:
Entry level


1 year

Working hours:
(09:30 - 1730)

Reports to:
Mark Vinall

Leasehold Enfranchisement


The firm

We are a full service law firm with a diverse client base, and pride ourselves on providing market leading advice across a broad range of sectors and markets. Delivering a first class service is key to everything we do.

Our clients range from some of the UK’s largest businesses and institutions, housebuilders and developers through to investors, professional partnerships, family offices, not for profit organisations and private individuals.

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. In the last five years we have grown over 40%. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

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.


£3 billion - The value of the corporate transactions we have worked on in the past year


£11 billion - The total value of assets held by our top family office clients


350 - The number of senior executives we helped with employment issues last year


13,000 - The number of homes we helped the UK’s largest house builder deliver in the last decade


4 - The number of iconic rail links we’ve been involved in (Crossrail, HS1, the Channel Tunnel and HS2)

The role

Work type (Acting for both landlords and flat owners for 2. onward):

1. Conveyancing

2. Leasehold management i.e. licences to alter and assign

3. Enfranchisement i.e. flat owner claims to extend their lease, acquire the freehold to their block or the right to manage in respect of it

4. Right of first refusal

Overview of role – Running matters with minimal supervision covering solicitor maternity leave.

Role includes:

  • Running sale, purchase, mortgage, statutory and voluntary lease extension claims and voluntary extension matters
  • Preparation of S5 notices etc.
  • Preparation of leases
  • Preparing SDLT forms
  • Complying with UK Finance requirements
  • Exchange
  • Post completion
  • Legal research
  • Precedent maintenance
  • Articles
The team

Our Lease Extension and Enfranchisement team provide specialist advice to flat owners and landlords in London and the South East on a wide range of property matters and have particular expertise in lease extension, freehold enfranchisement for flats and houses held on leases, collective enfranchisement, conveyancing (both commercial and residential), right to manage and right of first refusal.

Our lease extension team help both landlords and tenants find the best way to achieve their objectives, providing commercial advice in terms that reflect our knowledge of leasehold ownership.

Candidate specification

We are looking for a paralegal/Legal Exec/Junior solicitor for a 12 month contract to provide maternity cover. The candidate must have strong enfranchisement and/or conveyancing experience.

We would also be interested to hear from those with more experience in these areas and a following looking to move to increase their share of fees generated and for a non corporate environment. You would be helping to grow the existing team, raise our profile as well as servicing existing HNW and family office clients.

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