Real Estate Paralegal

Bristol (City Centre), Bristol
26 Apr 2021
25 Jun 2021
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type

With a national presence of over 200 fee earners across 8 locations our Real Estate team are a force to be reckoned with. The team is big but it doesn't mean we've lost our personal touch. It's the quality and commerciality of our service, our industry insight and the talent and passion of our people that engages our clients, and they love what we do.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Operational Property team in our Bristol office.

What will you be doing?

You'll be working with an experienced team of real estate solicitors acting for a wide range of clients from sales and acquisitions of commercial property to development projects and leasehold transactions. In this busy team you'll be responsible for managing your own case load of real estate transactions and you'll support the team by drafting and negotiating legal documentation.

So what are we looking for?

Ideally you'll have already completed your legal education including your Legal Practice Course. Previous experience within real estate would be helpful, but by no means essential. What's more important is that you're highly organised, efficient and able to prioritise effectively as we often work to tight and urgent deadlines. In this client facing role, you'll also need to be able to build and maintain strong relationships.

Who are we?

A Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson has more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 18 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance, Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport, Logistics & Infrastructure; Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm's experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!  We like and make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that become lasting friendships.  In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed. Visit our D&I page to find out more.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

Next steps

If this sounds like your next career move then please get in touch to find out more. No agencies please, we're an in-house recruitment team!

If this isn't the role for you (or the right time) why not connect with us on LinkedIn or follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@WBD_CareersUK) to keep up to date with all of our opportunities.  We also have a Facebook page (

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