Paralegal

Experience level: Intermediate
Term: Contract
Duration: 6 months
Working hours: Full-time (09:30 - 17:30)
Reports to: Emma Chadwick
Team: Property Dispute Resolution
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

In the last year alone we have:

  • Worked on corporate transactions valued at over £3 billion
  • Advised our developer and social housing clients on over £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancings
  • Advised on HS2 which will see the development of over 330 miles of railway network with an expected £59 billion benefit to the wider economy
  • As if that wasn’t enough, we are also involved in the transformation of Battersea Power Station and act for the majority of London’s major Housing Associations who together own assets of over £17.3 billion.

However, it’s not all about big numbers and high-profile projects; the real success of our business comes from the ability of our teams to provide fantastic service and create long-lasting relationships.

 

 

The role

Our Property Litigation team are looking for a paralegal to help them run a caseload of housing management cases which vary from anti-social behaviour injunctions to disrepair cases.

 

Candidate specification

The candidate must have the following experience:

  • Drafting legal documents including notices and pleadings;

  • Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements;

  • Reviewing experts reports/repair histories and thereafter compiling scott schedules;

  • Preparing trial bundles;

  • Attending hearings with other fee earners and/or counsel;

  • Undertaking legal research;

  • Working proactively to conclude cases in a timely and sensitive manner.