Service Care Solutions Ltd

Litigation Paralegal

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a Greater Manchester Local Authority who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join the Housing department of their legal team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a buzzing council on a contractual basis.


ROLE: Litigation Paralegal
LOCATION: Greater Manchester
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing
RATE: £23 to £27 per hour, 36 hours per week


The Role



  • To assist the Lawyers in progressing full caseloads of matters related to Housing law

  • The role is to assist on residential possession actions, drafting and issuing possession proceedings and advocacy in the county court

  • Applying for bailiff warrants and some disrepair matters

  • To undertake any other ad-hoc duties when required to do so


The Person



  • An academic qualification or relevant working experience in a similar role would be a minimum requirement

  • At least 6 months' worth of Paralegal / Legal Assistant work experience within a Housing team is essential

  • Previous local authority experience would be highly desirable but not essential

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to communicate well across levels


If this sounds like an opportunity that is right for you, then don't hesitate to get in touch with Hugh Barnes via email, Hugh.Barnes@servicecare.org.uk, or via phone at 01772208969.


We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.




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