Civil Litigation Paralegal

7 days left

Recruiter
Ortolan Group Plc
Location
West Sussex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Jul 2017
Expires
26 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Freelance

Civil Litigation Paralegal - Landlord & Tenant Position (Maternity Cover)

Our client is a specialist firm of solicitors in Uckfield East Sussex, who have a particular strength in contentious Landlord and Tenant Litigation. They require a capable civil litigator to provide maternity cover on a six month contract with the distinct possibility to transfer to a full time role thereafter.
The role involves managing a litigation case load of Landlord and Tenant cases including defended matters from instruction through to completion. The applicant will be required to issue proceedings, prepare cases for hearings/trials, comply with Court Directions and Orders and liaise with clients on a regular basis.

You do not need previous Landlord & Tenant experience, but must be able to demonstrate strong civil litigation credentials. The successful applicant will be a minimum of associate level of the Institute of Legal Executives, Fellowship Member of Institute of Paralegals or similar, have experience in County Court litigation and the Civil Procedure Rules. Ideally, you also have knowledge of Landlord and Tenant residential law and be able to work well as part of a dedicated team providing a high level of service to our clients. No advocacy is involved.

This position is available for an immediate start.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

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