Lawyer (Housing and Litigation)

Location
England, London, Greenwich
Salary
£38229 - £41025 per annum
Posted
06 Mar 2018
Closes
03 Apr 2018
Ref
REC/18/00143
Contact
Rachel Young
Practice area
Other
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the priorities and objectives of the Royal Borough of Greenwich for the benefit of our community. We aim to achieve this in relation to our Clients and Services, our Staff and achieving value for money.

Greenwich Legal Services is undergoing a period of transformation with these aims in mind and you could be part of that transformation. We are looking to recruit keen talented and committed individuals to this role.

We are seeking a Housing Lawyer to join our busy team dealing with a varied caseload and providing legal advice, support and representation to the Council

The main work includes:-

  • Advising and providing legal representation to Tenancy and Housing Income Officers
  • Managing a varied caseload of Housing related matters including possession proceedings, anti-social behaviour injunctions, disrepair.
  • Managing a caseload of non-Housing related matters on behalf of the Council generally
  • Attending the County Court and Magistrates Court as the Council's representative
  • The successful candidate must be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive able to demonstrate experience of all aspects of the law relating to Housing and Litigation

    If you are interested in joining an accessible in house Team which is integral to shaping the future of the Royal Borough of Greenwich apply now.

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Azuka Onuorah on 0208 921 5123.

    Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.