Job Description

Salary: Competitive

My client, a well known law firm based in Birmingham is a seeking a Paralegal, paying up to £24,375 plus benefits, to join one of their biggest and successful teams in the business. The role will be hybrid working, 3 days in the office 2 days from home after a period of training. The role will sit within the Housing Management and Property Litigation team and will be supporting senior lawyers as well as building your own caseloads. The position will involve providing advice and assistance to Registered Providers of Social Housing and private landlords in a broad range of matters including possession proceedings based on rent arrears, breach of tenancy, anti-social behaviour and unauthorised occupiers, injunction proceedings, disrepair claims and claims against leaseholders including forfeiture. Duties will include the following: Assist solicitors and other fee earners in the day to day running of files Draft and prepare claim forms, pleadings and witness statements for the County Court Efficiently manage a large number of deadlines relating to a variety of cases at any one time Prepare trial bundles Liaise with Court prior to trials to ensure necessary paperwork is sent and received Attending Court to assist Barristers and other fee-earners Conduct advocacy in the County Court on routine matters Assist with enquiries made by clients, Barristers and other fee earners, chasing paperworkThe ideal candidate will be LPC qualified and have a specific interest within the Housing sector. Ideally you will have housing management, leasehold management or property litigation experience, but this is not essential. A real can do attitude and look to get stuck into the role - potentially using this as a springboard for a training contract further down the line in a year or so. Over 80 percent of trainees are accepted internally within the firm, working in paralegal roles. Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment. Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application

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