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Housing Lawyer/Solicitor

  • Job reference: HN2707HLOBP
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Non-Qualified, Qualified
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Job description: Job Title: Housing Senior Legal Officer
Location: Lancashire
Salary: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour

We have a new contract available for a Housing Senior Legal Officer to work for a local authority in Lancashire. The caseload will involve providing appropriate advice to internal and external clients on a variety of private and public sector housing matters. The ideal candidate will have previous local authority experience and comfortable with conducting their own advocacy up to trial.
The contract is to cover permanent recruitment and could last up to 6 months depending on success. There is a possibility this contract could go permanent for the right candidate.

Experience Required;
*Experience of Possession claims based upon rent arrears
*Anti-social behaviour
*Private housing experience of prosecutions
*Working knowledge of the Housing Act(s) with Civil Procedure rules

Contract Details;
*Temporary rolling contract
*Hourly rate - Flexible depending on experience
*37 hours per week
*Flexible working available (working from home available)
*Interviews W/C 31st July

Please contact Harry Northrop on 01772 208969 or email if you wish to discuss this vacancy in more detail.

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;

* Twice weekly payroll runs
* £250 training allowances
* Excellent pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

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.