Paralegal (Litigation and Debt Recovery)
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Paralegal (Litigation and Debt Recovery).
- Have a good understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules and preferably the rules governing the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).
- Have a good understanding of Leases (Shared Owner and Leasehold)
- Have knowledge of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, specifically rules governing the charging of service charges and major works.
- Experience recovering service charges and major works from shared owners and/or leaseholders.
- Research and analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with relevant stakeholders.
- Ability to deal firmly with debtors prioritising the organisation at all times
- Ability to draft legal documents.
- Ability to meet deadlines and plan and deliver a range of different activities.
- Ability to exercise good judgement.
- Excellent administrative and project management skills to deal with a diverse workload and ability to organise and prioritise his/her own workload including attending to matters at short notice.
- Excellent IT skills across all core programmes and applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel packages and ability to be self-servicing.
- Excellent customer focus and a genuine desire to achieve excellence in all areas of responsibility.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Takes a pro-active approach to learning and self-development
- Experience of managing litigation from pre-action to hearing.
- Experience of providing accurate legal advice to stakeholders.
- Experience of researching and advising within applicable legislation and practice directions ▪
- Experience of working within a local authority or Housing Association.
- Law degree or other equivalent legal training.
This is a great opportunity to join us at a time of sustained growth and exciting change for the organisation, when you can have a personal impact on our success.
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