Paralegal

Paralegal

This is an exciting time for the team as we look to expand and recruit for a Paralegal. We have a fantastic office based in Lincoln which has a superb culture. You will be working as part of a friendly team that works closely with our Claims and Recoveries teams, and Letting Agent Partners to resolve claims made through our Rent Guarantee and Legal Services products.

Responsibilities:

 

 

  • Draft and serve notices seeking possession pursuant to the relevant sections of the Housing Act 1988;
  • Draft and issue claim forms and particulars of claim relating to possession proceedings and debt claims;
  • Prepare hearing bundles for our solicitors advocates, Defendants and the Court
  • Conduct review hearings with duty advisors and the Defendants in the proceedings
  • Take instructions and draft replies in relation to defended litigation;
  • Enforce orders of the Court, with regard to recovering possession, outstanding rent arrears and legal costs;
  • During peak periods of demand, you will also support your colleagues in the Claims and Recoveries teams with handling pre-litigation matters under the terms of our Rent Guarantee insurance lines.


Experience:

 

 

 

 

  • You will need excellent organisational skills and the ability to independently manage own caseload, in order to comply with Court and legislative timescales
  • Outstanding accuracy and attention to detail is vital given the legal nature of the work being undertaken
  • You will be a competent and professional communicator, in both written and verbal forms, with the confidence to discuss contentious issues and seek instructions from clients
  • Having a strong sense of responsibility and ownership towards your workload and clients
  • You will need the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • You will have at least 12 months experience in a regulated environment, whether the regulator be the Financial Conduct Authority, Solicitors Regulation Authority or CILEx Regulation
  • It would be advantageous for you to be a graduate in law or have achieved your L3 Diploma in Law & Practice with CILEx


We recognise the importance of continuing professional development for our employees and In addition to an excellent basic salary of £19,000, you will also have the opportunity to have your legal studies sponsored via CILEx Law School up to £10,000.00 over 4 years! (depending on your existing level of studies).

We also offer some fantastic perks! Our office benefits from a ‘Chill Out’ room including a pool table, TV and games consoles, free parking, free tea/coffee and fresh fruit daily.

 

 

  • Location

    Lincoln

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £19000 - £22000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    98188

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-05

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-07

  • Client:

    hireful Ltd