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Disrepair Paralegal

A great opportunity has arisen for a Disrepair Paralegal to join the team of a central London Borough.

The Disrepair Paralegal will deal with matters including, but not exclusive to:

  • Assisting solicitors in the Litigation Team
  • Conduct a personal workload of disrepair and general civil and cases and comply with applicable time limits
  • Obtaining copies of documents requested by the solicitors, i.e. copies of tenancy agreements, copy of tenancy files, etc.
  • Dealing with Letters of Claims
  • Dealing with claims issued against the Council including part 20 counterclaims for disrepair on rent arrears possession cases
  • Liaising between surveyors and client departments
  • Communicating with Council officers including officers and rent recovery officers
  • Dealing with all correspondence between the solicitors and single/joint experts
  • Drafting, preparing and collating: pleadings, witness statements, summonses, complains, indictments and other legal documentation

The successful Disrepair Paralegal will not only enjoy the central location, but also the benefits of nearby transport links, accessible from all corners of the city; a variety of cafes and restaurants located right by the offices; and a warm and accommodating team.

The ideal Disrepair Paralegal will possess Local Authority experience, but those from other backgrounds will be strongly considered by our client.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for shortlisting. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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