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Paralegal

  • Job reference: ZHHP29/06
  • Location: South West London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified
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Job description: This is an excellent opportunity for a Housing Paralegal to join a local authority in London.


The responsibilities will include:-
*Assisting with casework
*Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
*Dealing with correspondence
*Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
*Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
*Ensuring compliance with file management.
*Including housing work you would also be answering calls, preparing file notes, organising the computerised diary, meetings and presentations, sending emails, filing of incoming post, scanning and file management.


Essential Requirements include:
*Previous experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
*Hold a Law Degree Grade 2.1 (or Higher) and completed the LPC
*Minimum of 1 year experience in Housing.
*Previous experience in copy typing and audio transcription and confident using all Microsoft applications


The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for Local Authority, although the council are willing to consider candidates with private practice experience who want to work in the public sector.


Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: zakkiya.hussain@servicecare.org.uk.
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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 Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.