Paralegal

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lincoln
Salary
19000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
07 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 GBP19,000, you will also have the opportunity to have your legal studies sponsored via CILEx Law School up to GBP10,000.00 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

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