Paralegal – Commercial Property Department

Mar 2022

Paralegal – Commercial Property Department

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and growing Family Department seeking an experienced Paralegal/NQ Solicitor to join the Team

Position:                Paralegal – Commercial Property Department

Location:                Dock Street, Leeds

Responsible to:  Partner in Charge of the Department

Hours:                     Full time 37 ½ hours per week

Salary:                     Competitive – negotiable dependent on experience

About us

Chadwick Lawrence is a leading local law firm with a successful and busy Commercial Property Department.

Our multi-disciplinary team works with local and national clients from a broad range of industries to deliver a range of specialist legal services. Our Property team undertakes various commercial property and investment transactions including sales, purchases, leases, development, and refinancing.

We provide a supportive environment for career development, offering exciting challenges and opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are looking to recruit and develop talented lawyers to achieve their potential – and who will help us achieve ours in return.

About the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Property Paralegal to work within our busy Property team.  This role will be based at our Dock Street office based in Leeds Town Centre which is located close to the train station and the M62.

Experience is not necessary, but preference will be given to candidates with some experience or a background understanding of property law gained during their studies.  Consideration will also be given to those who otherwise demonstrate the skills and experience we are looking for.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and ambitious person who wants to develop their skills further through working on a wide range of quality instructions. You would be working closely with senior members of the team, providing support in all aspects including drafting/preparation of documentation, preparation of reports to clients, file administration and land registry applications.

Applicants should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

  • a completed law degree or conversion from a non-law degree (consideration will also be given to those without a degree but with relevant experience in the workplace)
  • strong IT skills
  • the high degree of initiative and the ability to manage your time and your workload effectively
  • excellent communication skills and a desire to use these to promote the team and the firm both internally and externally
  • a willingness to learn, to drive your own career progression and to be proactive in achieving this

Progression opportunities are genuinely available at Chadwick Lawrence, including potential progression to a training contract (or SQE route to qualification if applicable).  The firm has an annual application and selection process for this through its Pathway to Progression programme.

Chadwick Lawrence is an equal opportunities employer.  Selection criteria and procedures are regularly reviewed to ensure that individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and an accompanying letter to

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your application. It is not always possible to reply to each applicant individually. If you do not therefore hear from the firm within 2 weeks of your application, please presume that you have been unsuccessful.