Housing Paralegal (in-house)

Recruiter
LR Legal Recruitment
Location
London, South East England
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is currently and in-house company which advises Landlords exclusively with regards to residential possession.

The Role
• To provide telephone advice to clients on Landlord and Tenant housing matters
• Review client application forms and documentation and chase for outstanding paperwork from clients and give advice based on case information received
• Drafting of eviction notices (s8, s21, Notice to Quit), Tenancy Agreements and Terms of Business
• Drafting, filing and serving claim forms for possession
• Liaising with clients, letting agents and courts including statement taking
• Instructing and briefing Advocates and Counsel
• Instructing bailiffs
• Liaising with clients post possession with regards to debt collection
• Issuing debt collection proceedings
• To ensure all Company procedures are followed and any areas of concern notified to the Operations Manager (Legal)
• When required, to act as a source of knowledge on technical issues regarding Landlord and Tenant issues
• The Job Holder will also be required to learn about other aspects of Alternative Dispute Resolution as required
• The Job Holder will undertake other reasonable duties as requested by the Operations Manager (Legal).
• Ensure that all Company security procedures, as detailed in the Personal Information Security Policy, are followed and any areas of concern are notified to the your Department Manager

The Candidate
• 1-2 years’ experience in Housing work with a possession bias
• Considerable experience within a Landlord and Tenant Law environment including CPR Part 55 is essential
• A degree in law and appropriate legal background is is essential
• A high level of English language skills with a proven ability to communicate clearly, concisely and grammatically, in writing as well as verbally, is essential
• Must have an excellent attention to detail to ensure that high standards of quality are consistently maintained
• Must have the ability to work within a team environment so that effective working relationships are maintained

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Leilani Reader or call for a confidential discussion.

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