Housing Legal Assistant

Hays Legal
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Up to £10.21 per hour
19 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018
Matthew McHale
Practice area
Landlord and tenant
Legal assistant
Full time
Contract type

Housing Legal Assistant Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

Your new company

Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a Housing Legal Assistant to work in the heart of the city centre on a temporary, on-going basis. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.

Your new role

As a Housing Legal Assistant, you will be working within the Housing Litigation team in relation to disrepair. This would entail working with the high volume claims that are being raised by the council tenants and liaising with solicitors handling the claims on their behalf. You will be created to produce the letters before action and responding, alongside the solicitors, to court directions while adhering to civil procedure rules.

What you'll need to succeed

As a Law Graduate, you will ideally have or being working towards your Legal Practice Course / CILEX and it is essential that you have a good understanding of legal processes and procedures and be able to convey information clearly and concisely in writing and also face to face. You will be able to work as a member of a team, but also under your own initiative and be able to manage your own workload.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with an employer who is an accredited Investor in People and who are renowned for their supportive culture that can offer flexible working. You will be covering a range of potential projects within the council and have input into lots of different areas, offering a great deal of variety and flexibility. You will be based in their office in the heart of the city centre and paid a competitive salary.

What you need to do now

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