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Housing Paralegal

We have an exciting opportunity for a Locum Housing Paralegal to join a central London Borough for an initial 3-6 months basis with the view to be extended.

The successful Housing Paralegal will be expected to provide support and manage a caseload of housing disrepair matters and also be dealing with task such as;

  • To maintain a caseload of routine and some non-routine matters under supervision.
  • To provide clear and accurate legal advice to clients in the Council's services.
  • To undertake basic advocacy on behalf of the Council in courts and tribunals, where this is part of the work of the team.
  • To draft legal documentation.
  • To research and analyse the law.
  • To attend court with counsel on own cases and those of others in Legal Services.
  • To deliver briefs and other papers to courts and barristers' chambers and issue/file documents with Courts.

The successful Housing Paralegal will be required to undertake their own caseload the caseload will consist of issuing possession proceedings, enforcing possession, advising on evidence alongside other routine matters. Housing experience is ideal.

Benefits

  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Well located offices
  • Great transport links

Our Client is ideally looking for someone who has worked for or on behalf of local authorities and the wider public sector. Alternatively, they would consider those who have worked in private practice with transferable skills.

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

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