Legal Support Officer

Location
England, London
Salary
Up to £27700 per annum
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
LS3013
Contact
Clarion Housing Group Ltd
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We're looking for an exceptional Legal Support Officer to join our Legal Services team based in London.

About the role

As a Legal Support Officer you'll form an integral part of the Legal team by providing general support on legal cases. More specifically you'll support Lawyers and Paralegals within the Litigation / Property and Contracts team in providing legal advice and representation on transactional work. As well as undertaking routine legal work you'll also coordinate admin support for the legal team alongside the Business Support team which will include raising invoices, budget monitoring and running reports. You will also act as a system administrator for the legal case management system by setting up and closing cases, inputting data and running reports. This is a busy, varied role where you'll be expected to provide general assistance where required.

About you

We are looking for a highly organised candidate with experience working within a legal services department or firm with knowledge of routine legal processes. Ideally you'll be a legal secretary/ paralegal or be a sound administrator with a legal qualification. You will be flexible in your approach, have an excellent attention to detail along with strong IT / MS Office skills. Experience of working within a housing environment would be preferred although not essential.

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 1st February

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please download the candidate brief and click the 'Apply' button below.

Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country's largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group's housing association, Clarion Housing is the largest social landlord in the country with 360,000 residents.

We have ambitious plans to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years, with a commitment that two thirds of the programme will be affordable housing.

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people

Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.