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Housing Solicitor

  • Job reference: EC2405HOUSINGNEWC
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: SOLICITOR

Location: The North East
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Anti-Social Behaviour and Housing Litigation
Salary: £30+ LTD per hour DOE


You will be working within the Housing Litigation team dealing with all aspects of housing and anti-social behaviour in a public authority setting. The ideal candidate needs experience in all aspects of antisocial behaviour in particular and will be competent in providing detailed and accurate advice accordingly. You will be providing advice across the whole of the Council and affiliated programmes. The Council are open to flexible working and will consider a 4 day week.

Responsibilities:

*Provide specialist advice in relation to anti-social behaviour in a housing setting.
*Provide advice to a wide range of service users including external users.
*Manage your own caseload of anti-social behaviour and housing litigation cases.
*Attend hearings and other meetings as required.
*Keep up to date on relevant legislation and implement accordingly.
Skills:

*Local authority experience
*Anti-social behaviour and housing litigation experience.
*Understanding of local authority governance
*Good drafting skills

The role is initially for a period of three months to provide an extra pair of hands but it may be extended.

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
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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.