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Recruitment Notice: Property intern leading to paralegal


We are seeking a property intern leading to paralegal to join our busy property team at our London office.


A bit about us:


Zhong Lun is the leading full-service business law firm in China.


With over 400 equity partners and over 2500 professionals working in 18 offices, Zhong Lun has maintained its leading position as the law firm with the most Band One practices in Chambers rankings for the seventh year running (Chambers Asia Pacific 2018).


Zhong Lun’s London office was established in 2012 and currently has a team of over 40 professionals led by five partners. In 2016, we were awarded the Law Firm of the Year Award at The Lawyer European Awards. The strategy of Zhong Lun’s London office is to provide combined legal services in English and Chinese law from a single office in the City.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:


  • Providing general support to the property team (opening new cases, scanning documents);

  • Assisting in follow-up with clients (i.e., chasing responses by telephones or emails);

  • Assisting in exchange contracts and the follow-up task;

  • Dealing and liaising with clients regarding deposit payments (second or third payments) on new build property matters;

  • Drafting and submitting UN1 applications for new build property matters;

  • Assisting with application with Land Registry;

  • Assisting case handlers with completion and post completion work (filing SDLT return, AP1 application, preparing title deeds pack, closing files).


Suitable candidates will possess the following:


  • Excellent Mandarin and English skills in both spoken & written; [mandatory]

  • Law graduate who has preferably completed the LPC course and has had prior experience working in property law matters;

  • Excellent case management skills;

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;

  • The ability to deal with queries promptly and efficiently, providing excellent client care service at all times;

  • Excellent communication skills, attention to details;

  • A high energy and organised individual who is comfortable working in a busy office;

  • Able to work within a large team environment whilst still capable of working on their own initiative;

  • Proactive and enthusiastic.


What is in it for you?


All employees enjoy Gym membership, excellent training, development and career prospects, regular social get-togethers, dress down Fridays, free weekly lunch, and a fantastic and friendly working environment.


Please apply with a covering letter together with CV to paigexia@zhonglun.co.uk


Please only apply for this opportunity if you have the requisite skills including the language skills. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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