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Legal Assistant - Housing

Location: BRENT, MIDDLESEX Salary: 12.00 - 15.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Legal Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3104370
Legal Assistant – Prosecutions

West London Local Authority

We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant with experience in Prosecutions to join the Housing and Litigation within a busy local authority Legal Department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
• Prosecutions of Landlords and Agents for offences under the Housing Act 2004
• Management of Houses in Multiple Occupations Regulations 2006 and Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
• Prosecution of landlords for offences under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990
• Liaising with court and finance departments to ensure costs are awarded and properly allocated and paid
• Providing legal advice, drafting correspondence and documents and undertaking litigation where necessary
• Instructing Counsel and attending court in straightforward applications
• Assist and support the senior members of the team – the Principal Solicitor, Senior Prosecutions Advocate and Senior Legal Assistants
• Attend to your personal administrative work and maintain and update electronic records
• Other necessary responsibilities that may arise.

We are looking for candidates with experience within Prosecutions and preferably with experience prosecuting in relation to Housing matters.

Local Authority / Public Sector experience is desirable.

The successful candidate should be a law graduate and have a minimum of 12 months

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