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Housing Litigation Solicitor

  • Job reference: ZHHLS04/05
  • Location: London
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a housing litigation solicitor to join a Local Authority in London. The role will involve dealing with a caseload of housing civil matters.

Responsibilities include:
*You will provide high quality legal advice and support to the council and external clients and deal with housing law matters.
*You will be dealing with a mixed caseload of housing a civil law matters, particularly disrepair, anti-social behaviour, unauthorised occupations and other possession claims based in breaches of tenancy.
*Providing adhoc advice to clients at meetings, in writing or on the telephone.
*You will also be conducting advocacy in the County Court and Magistrates Court.

Essential Skills:
*The candidate should be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with at least 3 years + PQE
*Minimum of 2 years' experience housing and litigation matters
*Local Authority experience or experience in private practice
*Previous experience in handling a caseload and undertaking advocacy matters.


The successful candidate will ideally have experience working for a Local Authority, although the council are willing to consider candidates with private practice experience who want to work in the public sector.


Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact Zakkiya Hussain:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: zakkiya.hussain@servicecare.org.uk.
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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.


We also offer a £250 referral bonus if you know of anyone who may be interested in this role. Please contact Zakkiya on 01772 208969 with any referrals.