HOUSING / LITIGATION ASSISTANT

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
London, South East
Location:
London
Salary:
£20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted:
29/06/2018
Recruiter:
Legal Works
Job Ref:
9407A

HOUSING / LITIGATION PARALEGAL

LOCUM POSITION

This is a new opportunity for an LPC Graduate / paralegal with housing & litigation experience at this well -respected Central London practice.

HOUSING / LITIGATION TEAMS

The culture in the Housing & Litigation TEAMs is relaxed, supportive and very user friendly.

The Housing Disrepair TEAM comprises solicitors with over 20 years of experience.
They have won cases against most of the local councils in London and many housing associations and private landlords. They have succeeded in numerous cases in the County Court, with orders being made for works to be carried out and damages to be paid to our clients. They also take cases to the Magistrates’ Court under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 on the basis that the property is prejudicial to health and a statutory nuisance.

The Litigation TEAM has represented clients in high value, complex, commercial litigation matters. The following are just a few examples of the types of matters that they have successfully dealt with:

• International trade disputes in the London Court of International Arbitration
• Breach of contract in the maintenance of a private jet against a large multinational airplane manufacturer
• Breach of contract in commodity disputes / arbitrations
• 2 month fraud and offshore trading trial brought by the Special Compliance Office of the Inland Revenue (now HMRC)
• Complex insurance fraud cases
• Trust and property disputes
• Lease disputes

The TEAMs are looking for open-minded, intelligent people to join them and help maintain a reputation for outstanding service.

ROLE

Working across both TEAMs, you will be providing support to the TEAM dealing with issues arising and affecting the full range of issues that might arise as well as assisting with immigration matters as and when required.

YOU

• Will be an LPC Graduate;
• Will ideally have at least 1 year’s experience working in Housing & litigation matters. Any exposure to immigration issues will be of extreme interest.
• Will be comfortable working in an office / Team environment;

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a first class in-house TEAM with a respected and long history of mentoring and developing their TEAM members’ careers.

The role will be offered on a locum basis initially.

Salary circa �21,000.

If you would like to speak to our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson about this position or have a discussion about other positions or the market in general in total confidence please call us.

Legal Works is acting as a Recruitment Agency in respect of this vacancy

Contact Details:
Legal Works
Tel: 0845 05 6060
Contact: Andrew Nelson
Email:

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