HOUSING AND DEBT SOLICITOR (LAA SUPERVISOR STATUS)

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Ref
SH01957121
Contact
Sam Haigh
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Fantastic opportunity for a highly experience housing and debt Solicitor to work within a London firm!

The Firm
This unique firm started off as a voluntary part-time service, as the years went on our client was needed more and more by the general public. Our client is now well established in the heart of London and specialises in public and social welfare, with the same ethos it started out with many decades ago; to maintain the provision of specialist high-quality advice for all disabled people, their families and carers.

The Role
Our client is now seeking an enthusiastic housing and debt Solicitor to take a lead role in the provision of legal help and advice service to disabled people. Providing a full range of advice and casework services, including litigation at all court and tribunal levels, you will be working as part of the Social Welfare and Triage team. The successful applicant will also be representing our client at relevant external forums and contribute any responses to public policy consultations as required. An LAA Supervisory status is essential for this role as you will need to maintain and develop the Legal Aid Agency funding stream with the aim of maximising income. Additional tasks such as staff supervision and training, business development and networking will be required.

In return, you will be working within a rewarding atmosphere with excellent salary and bonus benefits.

The Candidate.
To be considered for this role you must be a qualified Solicitor with one year PQE and with an LAA accreditation.
A strong background in Housing and Debt is essential for this role.
Demonstrate excellent presentation, written and verbal skills with proven ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a diverse range of individuals.
Have a good understanding of financial frameworks including budgets and the importance of achieving financial and operational targets.
Have an understanding of disability and the principles of equal opportunities.
Experience of supervising volunteers would be advantageous.

HOUSING AND DEBT SOLICITOR (LAA SUPERVISOR STATUS)

For further details of this housing and debt Solicitor vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH01957121. 

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