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Enforcement Lawyer

Job Description

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a local authority in the London area who are seeking an Enforcement Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis. Please find below further details about the role and the personal profile.

ROLE: Enforcement Lawyer
3 months ongoing, 36 hours per week
£20.57 to £25.61 per hour

The Role

  • Responsible for assisting in initiating legal action against leaseholders and freeholders for the recovery of both capital and revenue service charge debt
  • Representing the Council and managing a caseload in the First tier Tribunal and county courts
  • to give advice and assistance to other members of the Home Ownership and staff in Area Housing Offices on leasehold and freehold matters
  • Undertaking research into legal questions arising from the work of the Division
  • To manage a large portfolio of legal casework for the Home Ownership Services

The Person

  • A qualified Lawyer or other legal-related qualification is essential
  • Detailed knowledge of the pertinent legislation, including Landlord and Tenant Acts and Housing Acts
  • Knowledge and understanding of the processes of First-Tier-Tribunal, Land Tribunals and Courts is essential
  • Previous local authority working experience would be highly desirable

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.