Legal Assistant (Hybrid Working)

Job Description

About the role and team

We are looking for a Legal Assistant to join our Housing Litigation team to support fee earners on a broad range of housing litigation. The work will be interesting and challenging and plays a vital role in supporting our lawyers as they work on a variety of litigation.

The work will consist of

  • Running disrepair claims pre action
  • Assisting in possession claims on all grounds and anti-social behaviour injunction cases
  • Preparation of trial bundles for court
  • Preparing briefs to counsel
  • Assisting qualified lawyers with directions such as disclosure and inspection of documents

About the candidate

Most importantly, we are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates a passion for helping our social housing landlords transform communities and improve standards in their homes
  • Is interested in litigation and preferably has some litigation experience in any work area
  • Is enthusiastic, accurate; manages their time effectively and enjoys working in a team

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to join a social purpose law firm and is well placed to offer you a satisfying and rewarding career within our well regarded and supportive team.

We are also open to applications from candidates who are looking for part time hours and who need a level of flexibility.
About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.

Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

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