Housing Paralegal

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
ZA/025643
Practice area
Civil litigation
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Our client a Local Authority based in London is seeking a Housing Litigation Paralegal for three months initially.

The successful Housing Litigation Paralegal will be required to assist the Housing and Civil Litigation Department whilst concentrating predominantly on housing possessions work.

The Housing Litigation Paralegal can expect to undertake the following duties:

  • Provide advice and draft correspondence on behalf of the Lawyer
  • Prepare cases for hearings and to process a heavy caseload of possession matters
  • Provide advocacy in routine cases
  • Interview clients and witnesses and draft statements and prepare documents for court
  • Instruct counsel
  • Prepare bundles for court hearings

As this is a short term interim role it is essential you have a proven track record in this area. This is not a training opportunity role. 

The council is based close to the local tube station and surrounded by a plethora of shops and restaurants.

To register an interest in this role, please send a copy of your updated CV to zalex@lawabsolute.com

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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