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Legal Officer

  • Job reference: JBLO/0606
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified
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Job description: *JBLA/0606
*Location: London
*Job type: Temporary

This is an exciting opportunity for a Legal Officer to join a Local Authority in London. You will be an experienced Paralegal with experience in possessions.

The day to day role will include:
*Checking and advising on Notice of Seeking Possession and Notices to Quit
*Checking compliance with Rent Arrears Pre-Action Protocol
*Drafting and issue of Possession Claims using PCOL online service
*Attending and representing the Council at possession hearings, or briefing Counsel

The ideal candidate:
*Paralegal or Legal Assistant with a minimum of 2 years' experience
*Experience dealing with Rent Possessions, ideally dealt with Notices of Seeking Possession and Notices to Quit
*Previous experience dealing with Housing law and previously attended court
*Ideally will have Local Authority experience but this is not essential

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Joel Baron:
Telephone: 01772 208969
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Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Joel on 01772 208969 with any referrals.