Paralegal - Housing

West London
£19000 - £24000 per annum
05 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Sam Haigh
Full time
Contract type
Lexcel accredited West London firm seeks a driven Housing Paralegal, offering a potential training contract.

Our client is looking to recruit a paralegal to join its niche and high-performing housing department located in West London. Under the supervision of a housing solicitor, the successful paralegal will undertake a range of housing duties.

The role will be offered on a full-time permanent basis who may, after 6 to 12 months satisfactory employment, be offered a training contract.

  • Assisting tenants who are subject to possession proceedings or eviction
  • Homeless applicants or those threatened with homelessness
  • Assisting clients whose home is in a state of disrepair or presents a serious risk to their health and safety
  • Aiding clients who need protection from harassment by a neighbour/landlord or have been unlawfully evicted
  • Assisting clients whose landlord or local authority is applying for a civil injunction, community protection notices (CPN) or criminal behaviour order (CBO) for anti-social behaviour
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from paralegals with a minimum of 12 months’ experience
  • Previous experience in at least one area of housing law is essential
  • A legal practice course qualification
  • Educated to degree level and having obtained a 2:1 or 2:2 classification and strong A-Levels or equivalent
  • Excellent drafting skills coupled with attention to detail
The Firm

Our client is a well-established practice who provide a full range of specialist legal services to individual and commercial clients throughout the capital and beyond. Recognising the importance of first-class client care, they ensure bespoke advice which is both practical and clear. With numerous accreditations and an active presence in their local community, they are well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory. The firm is now looking to recruit an ambitious Housing Paralegal for its office located in West London.

  • Competitive salary
  • Long-term career prospects
  • Potential training contract on offer
Paralegal - Housing

For further details of this Housing Paralegal vacancy, please contact Sam on 01954 208 074 quoting reference SH04468681.

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