Paralegal – Housing Disrepair.

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Standard Benefits

Paralegal – Housing Disrepair

  • Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Standard Benefits
  • Posted September 1, 2023

Our Client is a busy multi-disciplinary practice based in Manchester City Centre who specialise in financial mis-selling, housing disrepair, data breach, fraud and professional negligence.

The firm is currently undergoing a period of substantial growth and we are seeking ambitious and confident paralegals to join our rapidly expanding legal team. Full training will be provided; however, the ideal candidate will have a background in litigation and experience in running their own caseload.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Initially handle a non-litigated caseload (litigated thereafter) in a high-quality and commercially effective manner
Preparation and submission of claims to defendants, and ultimately the issuing of proceedings
Draft legal documentation and conduct legal research
Draft/edit client correspondence
Interview clients and liaise with a variety of 3rd party professionals and stakeholders
Maintain high standards of information recording and client care
Undertake administrative tasks as required
Draft instructions to experts and counsel

Core Competencies Required:

Graduate – Law preferred
LPC or ILEX qualification or working towards similar qualification
Knowledge of general litigation
Must have a good telephone manner, with confidence in delivery
Excellent understanding of Proclaim or other case management system
Highly motivated and pro-active team player
Must be able to work in a flexible environment

This is a great time to join the practice with excellent opportunities to help build the team and avenues for future progression.

Upon successful completion of a 6-month probationary period, you will be eligible for consideration for a training contract, with the possibility of the probationary period counting towards your overall training contract period.

if YOU would lie to know more than please submit your CV.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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