Social Housing Paralegal

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£21,000 - 23,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
SOCIAL HOUSING PARALEGAL - NEWCASTLE THE FIRM - Legal 500 listed and Chambers ranked full service commercial firm - Offices on the beautiful Quayside in Newcastle - Fantastic junior network and internal progression opportunities THE ROLE - Working as part of the highly regarded Social Housing team, you will be tasked with assisting Solicitors and Partners with their varied and interesting caseloads - Duties and responsibilities include: - Processing of social housing disposals from receipt of instructions to completion, including: - Becoming familiar with the various forms of affordable housing ownership; - Taking initial instructions from the client; - Opening the file; - Drafting Transfer/Lease (from existing precedents); - Issuing draft papers to the buyer's Solicitors; - Responding to enquiries; - Taking a proactive role in ensuring client timescales are met; - Liaising with and updating clients regularly - Completing transactions; - Invoicing; - File administration and management of own files. THE REQUIREMENTS - The successful candidate will have solid IT skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, Outlook and case management systems - You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent telephone and client service skills and excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines THE BENEFITS - Good salary - Benefits package - A wealth of development and career progression opportunities For more information on this Social Housing Paralegal role in Newcastle, please contact Rozie Hunter at BCL Legal . BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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