Competitive Package
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Mostaque Ahmed
Full time
Contract type
Housing Litigation Solicitor with disrepair experience sought within established practice in Manchester.

The Firm
Our client is an established practice, offering a broad range of legal services to individuals and businesses from their easily accessible location in Manchester. Recognising that their staff are their best asset, they take a supportive approach to continued professional and personal development, through structured training and opportunities for career progression. This commitment has resulted them employing some of the best legal talent all of which are dedicated to ensuring cost-effective, tailored advice and solutions.

The Role
We are now actively seeking a dynamic Housing Litigation Solicitor for a specialist team based in Manchester. Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful Solicitor will manage a high volume caseload, with a bias towards disrepair claims for illness or injury, refund of rent and possession damaged by a landlord’s negligence. Drafting legal documents including witness statements and instructions to Counsel and liaising with landlords and local authorities, the successful Solicitor will ensure high levels of accuracy and demonstrate an excellent understanding of the technical aspects involved in housing claims.

In addition, the successful Solicitor will build and maintain strong client and external professional relationships and play a key role in the continued success of the team. If you have an excellent understanding of disrepair, ability to manage a high volume caseload and would like to work within a practice offering a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, then this role is for you.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from Solicitor with 3-5 years’ PQE gained within Housing Litigation;
Experience in disrepair claims will be essential;
The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and client care skills;
Work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines and maintaining high levels of accuracy;
Be IT literate, with experience in Microsoft Office applications and ideally Proclaim;
Consider yourself a pro-active team player who is able to deliver a personable and professional service at all times;
Have a desire for professional development.


For further details of this Housing Litigation Solicitor vacancy, please contact Mostaque quoting reference MA01232921.


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