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Project Manager Service

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
October 17, 2016

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Name: Vera Agun


Tel: 202-***-****


**** ******* ** ***, ********** London UK

Legal Practice Course

**** ****** ********* **********, ****** UK

LLB Law (Hons)

Criminal Paralegal

Rock Solicitors, 1 Courtenay Road, Wembley, London HA9 7ND England

June 2014 to June 2016

Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases

Attending meetings with clients, conferences with counsel and court appearances and taking detailed notes

Ensure that all relevant case material is assembled at court ready for the hearing.

Liaising with police, prosecution and court

Maintain relevant case notes and monitor case progress and report to and seek guidance on cases from lawyers.

Researching points of law and other factual issues, through the use of legal databases, textbooks and other appropriate sources

Gathering researched information into bundles for the lawyer to review

Analyzing, collating and summarizing large quantities of information including reviewing evidence for cases

Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

Chase up evidence as directed under Lawyer’s directions.

Case administration and document management

Administrative tasks such as filing and photocopying.

Dealing with correspondence

Maintaining accurate time costing procedures

Housing Paralegal

Swan Housing Limited, High Street, Billericay CM12 9XY England

March 2013 to May 2014

Representing Swan in LVT and County Court proceeding

Drafting LVT Statement of Case, witness statement, preparing bundle for LVT

Dealing with breach of lease and application for lease extension

Drafting routine correspondence and documents;

Preparing mortgage approvals and completion statements;

Reviewing leases and other title documents;

Dealing with mortgage protection clause, Deed of variation, Compliance certificate

Updating clients, solicitors and agents on the progress of matters;

Receipting and paying completion funds; completing Land Registry and SDLT Forms;

Search/Flow applications;

Preparing reports;

Deed maintenance;

Dealing with sales, pre-assignment, remortgaging and Notice of transfer and charges

Assisting more junior members of the team with their queries

General administrative and office support

Litigation Paralegal

London Borough of Hounslow, Lampton Road Hounslow, London TW3 4DN England

Nov 2011 to February 2013

Representing council for First Tier Tribunal – Property Chamber and County Court proceeding

Drafting First Tier Tribunal – Property Chamber Statement of Case, witness statement, preparing bundle for LVT

Preparing and sending Letters before action

Issuing and service of court proceedings - both monetary and non-monetary

Obtaining default judgments

Preparation and service of section 146 notices

Possession proceedings (forfeiture)

Enforcement of judgments

Preparing and presenting committee reports relating to leasehold issues and policy and made recommendations for procedural changes

Managed the process of Right to Buy applications in accordance with legislation

Reports to Project Manager and assists Project Manager with coordinating paralegal workflow

Communicating (orally and in writing) detailed summaries and analysis of review findings

Litigation Paralegal

Harlow Council, Harlow Essex CM20 1WG England

May 2010– October 2011

Prepare casework and represent Council at Court in legal proceedings as required

Performing document review, preparing exhibits for hearings, assisting with trial preparations, and preparing pleadings for filing or service

Review and analyze documents, data, and other case materials for evidence relevant to the investigations

Undertake all administration leading to forfeiture of Lease.

Prepared and presented committee reports relating to leasehold issues and policy and made recommendations for procedural changes

Conducting legal research using online and outside resources

Housing Paralegal

Milton Keynes Council, 1 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes MK9 3EJ England

October 2009 – May 2010

Handling and supporting landlord and tenant matters under supervision

Case and transaction management e.g. collating and checking documents, completing forms at various Registries, company searches and sending documentation to storage

Assisting with Due Diligence and other real estate projects

File management and invoicing where required

Assisting with basic drafting of clauses, legal and commercial market research, client service activity

Legal research

Support on council projects taking a project management role

Provide back up support to the wider department in the project management of larger transactions

Delivered overall management for all leasehold properties and ensured all clauses for current and new leases were compliant with industry legislation

Housing Paralegal

London Borough of Harrow, Station Road, Harrow, London HA1 2XY, England

Dec 2008 – September 2009

Keep up to date with changes in the law and procedures

Ensure that cases are conducted in accordance with Law Society guidelines and that the regulations and procedures of the Legal Services Commission are adhered to in respect of publicly funded matters. Maintain confidentiality

Met chargeable time and financial targets, as set by the Head of the Housing Team

Maintain diaries, including any team diary

Check and action files for review

Data inputting

Dealing with ledger print outs for files and closing files

Travelled to other offices and other locations as required in order to carry out casework

Housing Paralegal

London Borough of Newham, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU, England

Oct 2007 – November 2008

Deal with correspondence and telephone queries

Deal with clients requiring housing law advice in person, managing the client’s expectations

Provide written advice to the client, where necessary

Maintain proper diary systems i.e. court and tribunal dates, limitation dates and timetables set by


Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports

Negotiate settlements with other parties

Attend court alone or with counsel, and conduct own advocacy where necessary/appropriate

Brief counsel, where necessary/appropriate

Assess clients for public funding/legal representation

Submit interim and final bills on a regular basis

In depth legislative knowledge including all aspects of section 20 and section 151

Housing Paralegal

Metropolitan Housing Trust, 100 High St, London N14 6PW, England

April 2007 – Sep 2007

Supervised Legal Officers, legal proceedings for recovery of debt in accordance with the Lease and Deed agreements

Negotiated settlements, obtained court judgment and enforced court judgment by use of case management

Prepared letters before action

Issued claim forms, serviced section 146 notices and prepared witness statements on behalf of Legal Officers

Supervising general staff performance of tasks such as page checking, collating, numbering, copying

Participating in special projects as requested by the legal assistant manager or solicitors

Conducting legal research using online and outside resources

Housing Paralegal

London Borough of Hackney, 1 Hillman Street, Hackney London E8 1DY England

Mar 2004 – Apr 2007

Attended court and prepared cases for court including the servicing of section146 notices

Instigated legal action for recovering debt by instructing the Council legal representatives

Directly assist trial attorneys with all phases of the litigation process

Trial preparation to include copying, document review, document organization, witness interview preparation, preparing exhibits, bates stamping, legal research and searching documents in Relativity

Enforcement of court judgment

Placing Lien on houses after court judgment

Liaised with service charge payers and their solicitors, banks and building societies

Responsible for liaising with all service areas within the Council in order to resolve queries

Dealt with all personal, written and telephone enquiries from service charge payers and colleagues providing assistance, advice and information


Ian Mcquoid – Leasehold Services Manager: London Borough of Hounslow, Lampton Road Hounslow, London TW3 4DN England


Claire Thorogood- Head of Home Ownership: Swan Housing Limited, High Street, Billericay CM12 9XY England


Communication – written and spoken, active listening Problem Solving Ability to develop relationships Ability to learn Computer Literate Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work on own initiative

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