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Paralegal/Legal Executive - Support Services


Are you an experienced Paralegal/Legal Executive seeking a new opportunity?


At CVS Group we are one of the largest integrated veterinary groups in Europe with a turnover in excess of £425M, over 500 veterinary practice sites across the UK, Ireland and The Netherlands and 6500 employees. Alongside veterinary practices, we also operate pet crematoria, laboratories, a distribution centre, an online business and buying groups. 


As Paralegal/Legal Executive you will provide legal support to In-House Solicitor by undertaking predominantly property-related legal work on behalf of the company and its trading subsidiaries. You will also maintain ownership of files/matters and progress them to completion in accordance with the company's instructions, along with drafting and reviewing leases, tenancy agreements, license of alterations and fit out works.


Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • To provide support for the In House Solicitor on commercial property transactions
  • To Liaise with Practice Staff and external landlords regarding property matters
  • To facilitate communication between the Property department and other teams at Support Office
  • Providing exceptional legal advice across all development projects, leasing and alteration licenses.
  • Delivering legal support for the company as well as the operational business.
  • Advising on key legal risks associated with estate transactions
  • Drafting and reviewing leases, tenancy agreements, license of alterations and fit out works.


Key skills and qualifications required:

  • Experience preferably in a major law firm and/or in-house role.
  • Resilience to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment with exceptional communication skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience in relevant legal areas including, planning, commercial property, landlord and tenant and leasehold.
  • Superb business acumen and communication skills.
  • The ability to work autonomously, exercise discretion and sound judgement where necessary.
  • Ability to organise and priorities tasks and work.


Location: CVS Support Office in Diss, Norfolk


In addition to a competitive salary we offer benefits including;

  • Up to 7 weeks holiday (with our buy/sell holiday scheme) + Bank Holidays
  • Access to our industry leading sharesave scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave
  • Heavily discounted pet healthcare
  • Continued professional development
  • A range of flexible benefits such as Perkbox, GymFlex and Cycle to Work to suit your needs


If interested, please apply now!

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Head Office Legal
CVS House, Owen Road, Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom, IP22 4ER
  • Salary:
    Attractive + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Support Services
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  • Application Closing Date:
    25 January 2022
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