GT Stewart Solicitors (London) – Housing Paralegal
GT Stewart Solicitors are a renowned multiservice law firm committed to access for justice. Our lawyers specialise in criminal defence, family law, housing, civil liberties and human rights. We are a Legal 500 and Chambers UK recommended firm who are currently recruiting a Paralegal to join our housing team
at East Dulwich /Kennington Office.
This is a fulltime position with the successful candidate being part of a dynamic and growing team.
You will be responsible for providing comprehensive support to fee earners, to include:
Providing the highest level of client care in the management of client matters
Building relationships with internal and external parties
Ensuring that files are managed effectively, meeting set deadlines, complying with precedents, creating letters or documents on the case management system
Attending clients and completing public funding applications
Sorting, labelling and indexing large volumes of documents
Liaising with local authorities, housing associations and medical professionals to request/receive documents
Assisting with the preparation of hearing bundles
Attending and taking notes of internal and client meetings
Ad hoc duties and other related duties as required
Committed to access to justice and representing vulnerable clients
Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently as well as in a team
Strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure
Have completed either a law degree or the GDL. Ideally, candidates will also have completed the LPC, although this is not essential
Keen interest in social justice whether through employment or working within the community
You will receive a positive and supportive working environment with a team that prides themselves
on promoting from within, exposure to industry specialists and a fantastic opportunity to start or
continue your development in an award-winning law firm.
We are looking for individuals who are able to join the team ASAP and those on short or no notice
periods may be preferred.
A note on location:
This role is currently based in the East Dulwich office. In November, it is planned for the housing
team to move to the Kennington office, where this position will be based.
This position pays £21,547.50 pa.
Please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 7 December 2022, 5pm
(Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we are unable to respond to all candidates or
provide feedback on your application, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the
application deadline then you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.)