PARALEGAL - PROPERTY LITIGATION

Recruiter
Maze Recruitment Services Limited
Location
Stanley
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB TITLE: PARALEGAL - PROPERTY LITIGATION

SALARY: £18,000 - £25,000 depending on experience + bens

LOCATION: Liverpool

BENEFITS: Excellent

A great opportunity has arisen for a Property Litigation Paralegal to join a Merseyside law firm’s market-leading property management team. We are looking for candidates with experience as a Paralegal or Fee Earner to join an expanding team.

Duties:

  • Dealing with property management litigation and pre-legal matters on behalf of corporate clients who operate nationally.
  • Provide assistance to the Solicitors and advice to Clients across matters such as proceedings based on rent arrears, breaches of tenancy, anti-social behaviour, unauthorized occupiers, injunction proceedings, disrepair claims and claims against leaseholders including forfeiture.
  • Work closely with their supervising solicitor to assist solicitors and other fee earners in the day to day running of files
  • Prepare claims forms, pleadings and witness statements to the Court
  • Efficiently manage a large number of deadlines relating to a variety of cases at any one time
  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Liaise with the Court prior to trials, as well as attend Court to assist Barristers and other fee-earners and conducting advocacy in the Court on routine matters.
  • Performing legal research
  • Organising documents and assisting in document production for trial
  • Assisting with pleadings and court filings

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Previous experience with Property litigation or pre-legal disputes and arrears
  • An interest in property litigation
  • Confidence in dealing with clients face to face
  • Experience within another sector other than legal
  • Have the confidence in dealing with clients face to face
  • Confident and articulate
  • Organised and capable of managing a busy workload
  • Superb client care ability
  • Educated to LLB/GDL level and will have prior legal research, drafting and witness statement preparation experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for a paralegal to join a leading law firm’s extremely busy and successful housing management team and work closely with fee earners on a permanent basis.

KEYWORDS: Commercial Property, Residential Conveyancing, Legal Executive. Legal Assistant, Property Lawyer, Property Litigation, Residential Property

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