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Job ad – Hammersmith


Lawstop, a dynamic legal aid law practice, is seeking a top calibre Housing paralegal/caseworker to work full-time, starting as soon as possible after interview. Previous experience working in a legal environment and knowledge of legal aid is very desirable.

The position will involve conducting initial client interviews and recording their instructions, advising clients, communicating with external bodies, time recording, and general administrative duties. You will have your own caseload.

We require a mature, self-motivated individual with excellent spoken and written communication skills, the ability to quickly absorb legal information and to conduct legal research. You will have very good organisational and time management skills and be able to produce documents to tight deadlines. Patience and tact are necessary as you will be assisting vulnerable people whose welfare is out priority.

This long-term position would be ideal for a person seeking experience in housing law and who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

Lawstop’s offices are based in Hammersmith, London and hybrid working is available.

Please provide a CV and covering letter to Mary Bennett at

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive


Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.


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