Assistant Lawyer (Housing and Litigation)

Location
England, London, Woolwich
Salary
£35991 - £38994 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
03 Nov 2018
Ref
REC/18/00357
Contact
Emily Hales
PQE
2 years
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

We are seeking an Assistant 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 possession proceedings, rent arrears and debt related matters.
  • Attending the County Court and Magistrates Court as the Council's representative
  • Attending the County Court and Magistrates Court as the advocate on behalf of the council
  • The successful candidate must be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister, Chartered Legal Executive or graduate able to demonstrate extensive advocacy experience and knowledge and experience of all aspects of Housing and Litigation.

    Closing Date for applications: 31st October 2018.

    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.

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