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Paralegal - Property- Public Sector

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Industry: Public Sector

Company: Link For People Services

Location: Vauxhall

Salary: £14.63 - £18.21/hour

Paralegal - Property- Public SectorDescription: to undertake RTB sales and associated residential sales and support other team members. Looking for a very able residential property paralegal that can work with minimal supervision under pressure and carry an extensive workload Main Purpose * To assist in providing an efficient and effective legal service to the Council by providing paralegal support to the lawyers and the team * To conduct routine legal work under supervision of the Senior Lawyer * To attend court and instruct counsel as and when required. * To provide support to the Principal and Senior Lawyers in the administration of team procedures, team meetings and implementing team Lexcel procedures To carry out the duties of the post in a pro-active and enabling manner and within the policy objectives of the Council Key knowledge * Knowledge of practice and procedures in a legal setting * Knowledge of local government legal services and practice and procedures * Good understanding and knowledge of one or more of the fields of civil and criminal litigation, planning, housing, social services, employment, regeneration, contracts and conveyancing preferably in a local government setting Experience * Recent experience of working in a support role within a legal department * Demonstrable and recent experience of working in a legal support role preferably within a public sector legal department. * Demonstrable and recent experience of handling casework in a paralegal capacity preferably within a public sector legal department Qualification * Educated to A Level standard * Educated to law degree level or equivalent experience * Relevant vocational training ie Legal Practice Course, Bar Vocational Course, FILEX

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