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Paralegal

Legal & Compliance
Permanent
£22000 - £25000 per annum
NC/58183
15-04-2021 04:22 PM
All London
Our client, a London based solicitors, is seeking a confident, self-motivated and enthusiastic Paralegal to work within their Housing Management and Property Litigation Team. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Providing advice and assistance to Registered Providers of Social Housing and private landlords
  • Assisting with enquiries made by clients, Barristers and other fee earners and chasing
  • paperwork where necessary
  • Drafting and preparing claims forms, pleadings and witness statements for the County Court
  • Managing a large number of deadlines for a variety of cases efficiently
  • Liaising with Court pre-trial to ensure necessary paperwork has been sent and received
  • and follow up on late/lost paperwork;
  • Preparing trial bundles
  • Organising and maintaining tidy and accurate files both in soft and hard copy
  • Assisting the solicitors with the day to day running of files


Person Specification

  • Minimum 2:2 degree or equivalent in Law (or appropriate conversion)
  • Possess solid drafting skills
  • Possess the ability to prepare pleadings and witness statements for the Court
  • Excellent administration skills, organisation, including own diary management
  • Competent in all MS applications, to include Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Able to prioritise a heavy workload
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Must have an approachable manner with good communication skills/telephone manner
  • Possess strong customer service skills with the ability to empathise with clients
  • Some experience in a similar role
  • Have experience of dealing with the County Court


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