Competitive Salary
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Nell Jones
Full time
Contract type
Legal 500 practice seeks talented Housing Litigation Fee Earner with strong landlord and tenant experience in Manchester.

The Firm
Our client is a full service firm catering for individual and businesses within Manchester and the surrounding counties. A modern and progressive firm, they pride themselves in providing tailored services to suit individual clients in an efficient manner. Their client focused approach is demonstrated by their Lexcel accreditation and Legal 500 ranking. Committed to the community, the firm is actively involved in local causes and events and offer their employees great career prospects and a good work life balance.

The Role
Due to expansion, we are now actively seeking a dynamic Housing Litigation Fee Earner for a specialist team in Manchester. With strong knowledge of S.11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, the successful Fee Earner will manage a complex caseload of Housing Disrepair claims against local councils, housing authorities and private landlords, ensuring high standards of client care and service at all times. Duties may include: taking client instructions, assessing the severity of disrepair, evaluating quantum, advising clients on the impact to the disrepair has had to them, negotiating settlements and dealing with additional aspects to disrepair claims including personal injury, damage to belongings and inconvenience.

In addition, the successful Fee Earner will play an active role in the continued development of the practice, immersing themselves in business development and marketing initiatives including producing content for the practices website and building long-lasting client relationships to generate repeat instructions. Offering a friendly and supportive working environment, competitive remunerations and the chance to make a real difference, this opportunity is not to be missed. Please contact Nell for further information quoting reference NJ26711.

The Candidate
You must be a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal with solid experience in Housing Litigation;
You will have outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach;
You must have previous experience in landlord and tenant matters;
You will be adept at conducting negotiations;
You shall be IT Literate with particular expertise using case management systems;
You will work well as part of a team as well as on your own initiative;
You will have a keen interest in business development and marketing.

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