Commercial Property Paralegal

InstaVolt Head Office – Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke

Office based

InstaVolt are the largest owner operator of rapid electric vehicle charging stations across the UK and we pride ourselves on customer experience and satisfaction. Our teams provide a full range of support to our stations, as well as playing a crucial role in the expansion of the network and the continuation of our reputation as best in the industry.

To support our growth, we are looking to recruit a Paralegal, with a great work ethic and the ability to work under their own initiative, to support our in-house legal team.

This a great opportunity to get involved with one of the fastest growing companies in an industry that is going to see huge growth over the coming years.

In this important role you will work with our legal team on all legal matters, but primarily working with our partners to progress and complete leases in respect of our charging equipment.

This role is Monday – Friday 8:30am -17:00pm with a 1 hour break and will be primarily office based in Chineham, Hampshire.

Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases with the client’s solicitor
  • Carrying out of title review and circulating this to the internal teams together with raising any necessary title enquiries with the Landlord’s solicitor;
  • Supporting the development of standard legal documents and templates;
  • Legal Research;
  • Drafting and issuing of Exclusivity Agreements;
  • General administrative support;
  • Working closely with external solicitors and internal teams to ensure processes are followed throughout the lifetime of the project
  • Submitting Searches
  • Submitting HMLR Applications

Skills Required

  • High level of personal integrity and drive
  • Attention to detail
  • Team oriented
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Experience of commercial leases
  • Able to work to deadlines, prioritise own workload effectively under pressure and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Proactive and energetic with a tenacious approach to identifying issues and solving problems.
  • Able to progress tasks using own initiative, seeking guidance and input from others where appropriate
  • Experience of Contract and Land Law processes and procedures are essential for this role. At least 12 months of previous legal experience in a similar position and/or preferably Degree/CILEx educated.

Other benefits to include:

  • Competitive salary – dependant on experience & qualifications
  • 10% discretionary annual bonus
  • Company sick pay (30 days full pay & 30 days half pay per annum)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • 1 Paid volunteering day per year
  • 1 paid day off if you are moving house
  • Life insurance at 3 x annual salary from day 1
  • Admission to pension scheme following successful 3 month employment
  • Ongoing training in career building avenues, including study support
  • Opportunity to enrol onto our salary sacrifice EV scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to PerkPal platform
  • Quarterly company events
  • Free snacks & drinks in the office
  • Free office parking
  • Free shuttle bus to/from Basingstoke Train Station

Salary: £27,000-£35,000 Depending on experience.

One last thing… We’re an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.

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