In-House Housing Paralegal

London Permanent
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About Our Client

Housing Association

Job Description

- Dealing with all aspects of tenancy and leasehold management including possession, disrepair, anti-social behaviour, other tenancy and leasehold issues including service charge disputes.

- The role will be to provide Paralegal support to the in-house Legal Services Team.

- You will be responsible for providing support to the Legal Services Team so that the team can provide a comprehensive in-house legal service on all aspects of tenancy and leasehold management law including possession, disrepair, anti-social behaviour, other tenancy and leasehold issues including service charge disputes.

- Assisting the Head of Legal Services and the Housing Solicitors with casework, particularly, the handling and management of disrepair claims within the pre-action protocol.

- Attending client meetings to take instructions on claims, preparing cases and disclosure to customer's solicitors, assessing quantum and draft without prejudice offers and settlement of claims where appropriate.

- Managing and maintaining a large and varied caseload, primarily of disrepair claims, including possession claims based on anti-social behaviour and other breaches, defending claims based on disrepair and other causes of action.

The Successful Applicant

- Self-motivated

- Strong academic background

- Legal experience as a Paralegal (minimum 6 months).

- Experience in housing and/or leasehold law acting on behalf of landlords or tenants gained in private practice, local authority or in-house Registered Provider legal team.

- Experience of working as part of and supporting a busy legal team.

- An enthusiastic and positive attitude with the ability to work on your own initiative.

What's on Offer

Permenant role, competitive salary and hybrid working.

Contact
Elizabeth Holdaway
Quote job ref
JN-042022-5410826
Phone number
+44 207 269 2446

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - In House
Sector
Property
Location
London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Elizabeth Holdaway
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2446
Job reference
JN-042022-5410826