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We are currently partnering with a Housing Association, who are recruiting for a Housing Litigation Paralegal to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

Our client is proud to be recognised as one of the largest Housing Associations in the UK, with officers in several different locations

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £24,000 to £30,000 (subject to experience) and the start date is subject to notice.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

* Providing legal advice and assistance in routine/standard housing management and landlord & tenant matters such as access injunctions possession claims and defence of disrepair proceedings

* Conducting litigation, preparing and drafting all pleadings, briefing Counsel or Litigation Lawyer conducting advocacy in house where appropriate

* Assisting and providing advice on other contentious matters dealt with by the wider Litigation team

* Aiding with the training of officers across the organisation on Housing and Landlord & tenant Law

* Ensuring communication between instructing officers and the Legal team is effective and efficient

Experience required:

* Experience required in a public sector organisation

Skills, knowledge and expertise required:

* This role has a particular focus on Housing Disrepair

Rewards and Benefits:

* Hybrid working available after the first month (3 days in office, 2 days at home)

Working hours:

* 35 hours per week

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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£24000 – £30000/annumAnnum

 

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