Type: Full Time|Permanent
Housing Litigation Paralegal
£20000 – £25000/annum
Full Time, Legal Vacancy In
We have an excellent opportunity for a Housing Litigation Paralegal to join a reputable law firm based in South London!
Our client is a modern, progressive law firm based in South London. They are known for their high-quality, client-focused services which are recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners guides.
The successful candidate will be joining a reputable Housing Management team that has over 30 years' experience in delivering legal services to social housing providers and private landlords.
The opportunity is fantastic for ambitious Paralegals who want to work in a busy yet supportive team. The role will include independently handling caseloads of housing matters as well assisting other fee earners. Your workload will include but is not limited to the following:
Managing a caseload of housing matters to include disrepair, possession and private landlord matters
Meeting financial and billing targets
Assisting other fee earners in the department
Drafting documents, bundles, witness statements, statement of costs etc.
Briefing and corresponding with Counsel
Undertaking legal research
Attending clients offices and courts as and when needed
Undertaking financial due diligence by ensuring billing ledgers are up to date
Dealing with new enquiries promptly both via the telephone and face to face
Undertaking own typing and administration
Providing clients with a dedicated and professional service in line with the firm's client care standards.
Providing administrative support to the team
Undertaking file maintenance including filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files for the team
Assisting with the monthly billing for the team
Contributing positively to departmental and firm-wide marketing and business development activities
Undertaking relevant training as requiredThis is a full-time role which offers hybrid working and a salary of c.£25,000pa
6 months experience in a Housing Management legal department in a solicitor's firm or a professional services firm is desirable
Experience of delivering excellent client care preferably in private practice
LLB minimum 2:1 or CILEx level 3 or 6
Accurate keyboard skills and good level of IT literacy
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
The ability to work accurately and quickly to meet tight deadlinesApply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give us a call for a confidential discussion about the role!
Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.
We practice a diverse and inclusive recruitment process that ensures equal opportunity for all we work with, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. As an organisation, we encourage applications from all backgrounds and will ensure measures are met when required, to allow a fair process throughout.
PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK
Updated 26-01-2023 22:06