Housing Disrepair Paralegal

Job Description

Job description

Housing Litigation Paralegal

About us

Antony Hodari Solicitors is based in Manchester City Centre. We are customer-centric, professional, fast-paced and our goal is to offer our clients the highest level of client care.

We can offer:

  • Competitive salary. (DOE)
  • Annual salary review subject to performance (where applicable)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, plus birthday
  • Hybrid home/office working environment
  • Training, development, and support

Reports to: Senior Manager

Background

Antony Hodari Solicitors has been established for nearly 40 years and is based in Manchester City Centre and specialize in housing litigation for clients throughout the UK. Delivering high standards of client care rated 4.8 on Trustpilot and Reviews.io. Our reputation is important to us and we need a talented paralegal to join our team to help us deliver industry leading service to our clients.

The Role

To ensure we deliver the highest standards of client care we require a paralegal to monitor and liaise with our clients to make sure agreed work is carried out following the settlement of their disrepair claim. It will involve a significant amount of time on the telephone talking to our clients, some of whom are vulnerable go through their case to ensure that the works have been completed to a reasonable standard.

Key tasks (not an exhaustive list)

· To liaise with clients and ensure agreed work is carried out.

· To liaise with landlords regarding the works deadlines

· To arrange post inspection of the property

· To take witness statements where necessary

· To prepare court documents

· Assist solicitors/legal executives to enforce agreements through court proceedings

· Assist solicitors/legal executives to run a case load of housing conditions cases and Environmental Protection Act cases

· Taking instructions from the relevant parties

Personal Skills

· Excellent communication skills and good telephone manner

· Highly organised and self-motivated

· Confident, dynamic and with a desire to succeed

· IT literate

Experience

· Some legal experience would be advantageous but is not essential

· A legal qualification is desirable but not essential

· Case Management Systems (Proclaim is used) experience would be advantageous but is not essential

Package

· Salary from 21k dependent on experience

· 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus birthday

· 6% contributory pension
Hybrid working arrangements after completion of probation

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £21,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Additional leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Work Location: In person


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