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Ealing Council
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£37,443 - £45,021 a year
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Job Description

Job description

LBE Legal and Democratic Services are looking for a permanent housing paralegal to support the work of the Housing and Social Care team. You will report to the Senior Lawyer (Housing) and be part of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team. You will be responsible for a varied and interesting caseload.


  • To issue possession proceedings in respect of premises provided as temporary accommodation and premises occupied by unauthorised occupiers following termination of a secure tenancy.
  • To have conduct of defended and undefended matters and to represent the Council unsupervised before the Court, including on applications to suspend warrants or set aside orders.
  • To provide legal advice, assistance and guidance to Officers in Landlord Services and Housing Demand (i.e. Income Services/Tenancy Management/Temporary Accommodation) on matters relating to the possession proceedings detailed above.
  • To have conduct of claims under the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions


GSCE or equivalent in Maths and English or relevant work experience

Educated to degree level or equivalent or relevant work experience

Any offer of a position shall be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau statement and DBS checks. The post is suitable for a job share.

For more information about this role or an informal chat please contact Shabana Khan ( Lawyer) at

This role is deemed customer facing and as such you must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable you to effectively perform the role. This requirement relates to Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.

This post is subject to Ealing’s enhanced vetting process

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