Housing Remote Role

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£35,000 - 45,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Housing Disrepair Solicitor-REMOTE My client is a thriving specialist law firm looking to grow their well established Housing Disrepair team. Job Description Housing Disrepair Fee Earner To maintain a basic caseload of Housing Disrepair Pre Lit/Litigated cases. This will include complying with the Housing Disrepair pre action protocol, assessing liability, drafting court documentation, issuing court proceedings via Part 7 CPR, complying with court directions, document and letter creating in addition to the use of the telephone/email review of RICs report, review of medical records, collation of special damages, collage of medical evidence, submission of full details, negotiations and settlements. * To comply at all time with the case management system and be responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of its information. * To comply with all key dates including court directions, limitation and hearing dates. * To be responsible for the pro-active maintenance of their own task pad * Identify any complications within their caseload and immediately refer to their team leader. * To assess liability and make an initial assessment of special damages. * Contact clients by telephone and maintain regular and pro-active telephone contact with clients as required by our SLA's * To demonstrate an ability to work to deadlines and be self-sufficient. * Be able to achieve financial and administrative targets on a monthly basis as set by their team leader. * Demonstrate a flexible approach to work, including hours of working. * To demonstrate a commercial awareness and a pro-active approach to all aspects of work * Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while maintaining responsibility for their own caseload. Tasks * Comply with Pre Action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Claims * Assessing Liability * Reviewing RIC's report - Valuing Damages and Repairs * Drafting Court Documents * Issuing Part 7 Court Proceedings in accordance with the Company guidelines * Complying with Court Directions * Monitoring Limitation in accordance with the Company guidelines * Reviewing & Valuing Medical Reports * Collating Special Damages The Successful Applicant Housing Disrepair Fee Earner * Previous legal experience * Enthusiastic, pro-active and motivated individual * A confident communicator with a strong level of written and verbal skills * Great organisational skills and an ability to work in a busy environment and to prioritise and work to tight timescales The team are happy to offer a fully remote position for the right candidate.
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