Senior Legal Assistant

Employer
Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
Location
England, West Midlands
Salary
£15 - £20 per hour
Closing date
9 Oct 2020
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Location: West Midlands

Duration: 6 months +

Rate of pay: £15 - £20 per hour umbrella

My client in the West Midlands is looking for an experienced litigation specialist to join their in house team. This role would be ideal for an experienced, senior paralegal or a legal executive. You must be able to carry a caseload of your own files and conduct all relevant actions and negotiations on these. You will need to have a proven track record in a litigious area of the law, ideally in housing litigation or landlord and tenant litigation. Daily tasks may include:

  • Handling both Claimant and Defendant work
  • Managing a caseload of possession proceedings (including Defence and Counterclaims), Introductory Tenancies, Landlord and Tenant cases, including Section 11 work, Dissolving Trusts, Lodger in occupation
  • Dealing with Housing Disrepair Claims
  • Dealing with all warrant applications in Court
  • Dealing with costs issues after settlement
  • Having a solid understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules

The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the team, managing a caseload of litigation files. You will be au fait with the civil procedure rules and have experience of managing cases following these rules. This is a full time role and candidates must be able to start at short notice. For more details please apply today.

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 Kate Jasper in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

Contact Us
  • Sellick Partnership
  • Queens Court
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
  • 0161 834 1642
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