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Housing Lawyer

  • Job reference: JW0002
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified, Qualified
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Job description: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Local Government Housing Lawyer to join a reputable Local Authority in London. The role will be for an initial 6 months with a likely extension. The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 years' experience with Housing matters, within a local authority.

The day to day role will involve dealing with matters such as:
*Housing disrepair
*Anti-social behaviour
*Civil injunctions
*Possession proceedings
*Homelessness matters

The ideal candidate will:
*Be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a current practicing certificate;
*Ideally have previous experience working for a Local Authority, however experience from Private or other public sector organisations will be considered; and
*Excellent attention to detail and experience using Microsoft office applications, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a rapidly-growing Local Authority who offer a supportive working environment, including the opportunity to work from home for part of the week.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson on
Telephone 01772 208969
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We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact John on 01772 208969 with any referrals.

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Twice weekly payroll runs
*£250 training allowances
*Ltd and PAYE payment options available

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.