Legal Assistant – Housing Disrepair

/Legal Assistant – Housing Disrepair

Legal Assistant – Housing Disrepair

Chloe Marsh
    Published
    November 16, 2018
    Location
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
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    LEGAL ASSISTANT - HOUSING DISREPAIR

    MANCHESTER

    Up to £18,500 + BENEFITS

    We have a great opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join an established and expanding Housing Disrepair team within a reputable firm in Manchester.

    The role of the Legal Assistant is primarily to act as a key member of the team and liaise with fee earners, clients and the new business team to progress cases.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Working alongside the fee earner to prepare all documents to progress cases
    • Collating all information needed to prepare the letter of claim
    • Liaise with the opponent regarding the selection of a surveyor
    • Liaise with surveyors regarding inspections
    • Obtain medical records of tenants where required
    • Assist with preparations of witness statements
    • Prepare Court Issue Bundles
    • Liaise with colleagues, clients and internal parties to ensure the smooth running of claims
    • Building up a strong knowledge of the Housing Disrepair discipline and processes with a view to build your own caseload

    THE PERSON:

    • Previous experience within a Legal Assistant role is essential
    • Experience within Housing Disrepair is desirable
    • Strong working knowledge of Proclaim
    • Excellent PC skills
    • Confident to manage a busy and varied workload

    In return of your experience you will be offered a fantastic salary along with benefits

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