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Paralegal

CV-Library

Posted on Nov 25, 2021 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
£19k - £21k Annual
Full-Time
Our client is a prestigious law firm – they are now looking to recruit a Paralegal to join their busy and expanding Housing Management and Property Litigation team in Leeds. You will also be providing support to their London office, so you will need to communicate between the two.

The role will involve providing advice and assistance to Registered Providers of Social Housing and private landlords in a broad range of matters including possession proceedings based on rent arrears, breach of tenancy, anti-social behaviour and unauthorised occupiers, injunction proceedings, disrepair claims and claims against leaseholders including forfeiture.

The standard hours are 9.30am to 5.30pm. The salary on offer is £19,000 to £21,000 + Benefits. This role is a permanent position. You will be required to be in their office at least 2 days a week (flexibility where required).

This is a great Paralegal opportunity to join a great law firm!

Your responsibilities as a Paralegal will include:

* Assist solicitors and other fee earners in the day to day running of files

* Draft and prepare claim forms, pleadings and witness statements for the County

* Court, ensuring all are prepared as soon in advance as possible

* Efficiently manage a large number of deadlines relating to a variety of cases at any

* one time

* Prepare trial bundles

* Liaise with Court prior to trials to ensure necessary paperwork is sent and received and follow up on late/lost paperwork

* Conduct advocacy in the County Court on routine matters

* Assist with enquiries made by clients, Barristers and other fee earners, chasing paperwork where necessary

* Organise and maintain tidy and accurate files both in soft and hard copy

Requirements as a Paralegal include:

* Previous Paralegal experience

* Legal experience – have experience of drafting letters to clients

* Minimum 2:2 degree or equivalent in Law (or appropriate conversion)

* Ability to conduct effective legal research

* Possess solid drafting skills

* Knowledge of DMS (Document Management System)

* Knowledge of Partners for Windows (time recording system)

Reference: 215251165

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