ParalegalThis 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 CourtConduct review hearings with duty advisors and the Defendants in the proceedingsTake 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 timescalesOutstanding accuracy and attention to detail is vital given the legal nature of the work being undertakenYou will be a competent and professional communicator, in both written and verbal forms, with the confidence to discuss contentious issues and seek instructions from clientsHaving a strong sense of responsibility and ownership towards your workload and clientsYou will need the ability to stay calm under pressureYou will have at least 12 months experience in a regulated environment, whether the regulator be the Financial Conduct Authority, Solicitors Regulation Authority or CILEx RegulationIt would be advantageous for you to be a graduate in law or have achieved your L3 Diploma in Law & Practice with CILExWe 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.
Less Than 1 Year
April 7 on CareerBuilder