Property Paralegal

Canberra Permanent
  • Work for a leading Property Developer with offices internationally
  • Be apart of exciting developments that are shaping the future of Canberra

About Our Client

Our client believes property development is the willing of architecture into being; from an abstraction of drawings and ideas into something to be touched, inhabited and lived in. Our client does this across property investment and development, the programming of our places, the operation of businesses at our sites and intensive research. Their process is often collaborative and cross-disciplinary, which allows for enormous fluidity, flexibility and disjunction in creative making. Ideologically, this process reflects their belief that to foster healthy, cohesive and tolerant societies, they need to accept messy arrangements - whether they be political, social or aesthetic.

Job Description

  • Coordinate the 'end-to-end' contract delivery process across all business functions.
  • Prepare contracts ensuring compliance with our clients internal contract management policies and processes. Examples includes agreements, contracts and deeds to engage contractors and consultants for property development projects leases, licences and agreements for the property investment team art loan and other creative production agreements.
  • Support the delivery of a fully integrated contract management system.
  • Support the residential sales process with the property development team by implementing systems and processes to ensure efficient and effective delivery including managing the engagement with external lawyers.
  • Assist the corporate team with governance, compliance and due diligence.
  • Working with external lawyers and Chief Operating Officer, continuously review and develop a suite of contract templates across all business units including procuring verification letters from external law firms related to contract templates.
  • Build and maintain key relationships across the business to understand potential legal risks and work with stakeholders to proactively mitigate these risks.
  • Manage external legal counsel relationships ensuring delivery of high quality service and value for money.
  • Maintain an accurate database of all contracts.
  • Keep across all relevant legislative and regulatory changes to ensure operational processes are compliant.
  • Identify, recommend and implement process improvements, including opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role in the property industry (either for a firm or in house).
  • Experienced in preparing and managing legal documentation and contracts.
  • Highly organised, methodical and meticulous in your approach to information management, with exceptional attention to detail and an ability to confidently work across multiple priorities.
  • Reliable, trustworthy and calm in the face of complexity.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships.
  • Open to change and embrace technology.

What's on Offer

  • See exciting projects start to finish that are developing Canberra.
  • Exposure to in-house legal capabilities.
  • International company.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Good company values.

Tom Ciot
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Phone number
+61 431 982 273

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About Michael Page

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