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Leeds
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Real Estate
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

The Role
We have an exciting new entry-level opportunity suited to individuals who are looking to gain some hands-on legal experience alongside a team of highly regarded professionals. The successful candidates will work within our Leeds Real Estate Team.

The successful candidates will assist the secretarial team and fee earners with the following:

  • Assisting with scheduling, creating, and managing data sites:
  • Opening Files
  • Carrying out Credit & AML Checks
  • Assisting with admin preparation;
  • Scheduling Deeds;
  • Dealing with balance monies in client account and returning to Clients
  • Communicating verbally and in writing with a variety of recipients.
  • Assisting with the management of Electronic files
  • Making expenses claims for fee earners
We will provide full training and support for this position, including allocating dedicated supervisors and mentors.
 
The Team
Our national Real Estate team has an outstanding reputation for its technical and commercial expertise across all disciplines, including commercial development, commercial investment, mixed-use development, landlord and tenant, retail and leisure, finance and securitisation, real estate litigation, planning and environmental. The Team also supports Gateley Legal's corporate, banking and restructuring teams who act for a wide variety of corporate clients and banks as well as national insolvency practices.

It also works hand in glove with our non legal property businesses Gateley Capitus, Gateley Hamer, Gateley Vinden, Gateley Smither Purslow and Gateley RJA which give us a unique market advantage with property investment and development clients. The Team is friendly, supportive and sociable and you can expect to be supported by the partners and senior team members and in turn asked to support junior members of the team.

The Person

Applicants will need to have at least five GCSE's graded A* - C/9-4, or equivalent. No previous legal experience is necessary; we will provide full training and support for this role.
Teamwork and collaboration are an important part of our culture, so this is a great opportunity for motivated and enthusiastic team players.

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal;
  • The ability to work as part of a team;
  • A keen interest in property law;
  • Ability and willingness to learn;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Good IT skills; and
  • Discretion and professionalism

About Us

The benefits
With support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around our great development and progression opportunities will reward your commitment and loyalty. We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual performance with an opportunity to receive an annual bonus.

In addition, we have a wide range of learning and development opportunities via our Learn platform to develop new skills and progress your career. Our My Flex comprehensive rewards package includes options covering annual leave (and the benefit of purchasing extra days), cycle to work, critical illness benefit, employee assistance programme, group personal pension, health care, season ticket loan and many more benefits (grade dependent). Finally, with Perks At Work/Home you can select a host of retail benefits that suit your needs alongside a Community Online Academy, free courses for all from fitness to coding to languages to hip hop dance.

We are Gateley
We are forward thinking and straight talking, our approach is to find solutions to the problems that our clients face. Gateley is a legal and professional services group, we are a group of formidable experts in all areas of law and business. Passionate problem solvers, we get our kicks from finding the right answers and getting our legal and business clients where they need to be. We support more than 5,700 active clients, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to private individuals, in the UK and beyond. Being part of Gateley is not just about the expertise that you bring; it's about attitude too.

The 'Gateley Story' is the story of our people and our culture. It is what has got us to where we are today as a successful business and it's the driving force behind the Gateley Team Spirit and the values that have shaped it. We have a set of shared internal values that capture what the Gateley Team Spirit is and this includes five elements that bind us all together as one Gateley: Ambitious for Success, Forward Thinking, Room to Breathe, Trusted to Do and Working Together. Every year across the group, we recognise members of our team that have gone and above and beyond and have lived these shared values. They are recognised at our annual Gateley Team Spirit awards.

Diversity, inclusion and well being
Diversity, inclusion and well-being is an important part of Gateley's culture and values. We recruit talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures, providing equal opportunities for all to join our team regardless of age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, or culture.
 
We create an exciting and rewarding place to work that aims to fulfil everyone's potential and together to achieve personal and business goals. We offer flexible working patterns to help our staff achieve a good work/ life balance and we encourage candidates seeking flexibility in their next role to apply for any of our vacancies.
We are proud to have been recognised by The Law Society as gold standard for our Diversity and Inclusion Charter and to be Stonewall Diversity Champions.

Additional Information
If you are successful in receiving an offer of a role with our company a variety of pre-employment screening checks will be completed. Our screening checks can include but are not limited to your eligibility to work, professional and academic qualifications, any criminal records, your financial stability, and references from previous employers. The screening that takes place will be relevant to your role and will vary from role to role.
 

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