Senior Housing Solicitor

Location
England, Berkshire
Salary
£40000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
27 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Ref
BBBH11268
Contact
Danielle Taylor
Practice area
Commercial property
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent


Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a growing and innovative firm.
This firm have a clear purpose to help communities, society and improve lives. The firm have been at the forefront of cutting-edge work that has transformed the lives of some of its clients. If you are seeking a platform to progress in a firm that have a truly people focussed approach, then read on.
The firm
The firm has a rich heritage dating back over several decades, what they have achieved in this time is extraordinary. From what was a single Partner firm, to now standing at several offices nationally. The firm is top tier and multi-award winning, they are also ranked highly in the legal 500.
What really sets this firm apart in the market, is there ethical approach to legal services. They have an excellent reputation nationally for fighting for the rights of their clients, over the years they have worked on dozens of cases that have been headline worthy.
The practice has an excellent management team, Partners are accessible and junior staff are seated close to leaders in order to give the very best in training and career development.
The firm has developed incredibly strong relationships with their clients. They are a multi-service practice with very strong business and individual arms of the firm.
The role
The firm are currently seeking to hire a Housing Senior Associate / Partner into their thriving Reading City Centre office.
You will work as part of a highly ranked legal 500 housing team. The team is busy and has had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join. You will lead the department and will be at the forefront of this industry leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.
This role will see you dealing with a hands-on caseload, with lots of client contact. You will deal with; Housing Litigation, Housing and asset management, Landlord and tenant act, Disrepair cases, Anti-social behaviour and breaches of tenancy.
The variety of work will make for an interesting role.
Requirements

  • You will be a Housing Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE and applications are invited from the most experienced candidates as the team is growing)
  • You will have good technical credentials and a passion for housing work
  • Experiencing of managing and mentoring more junior members of the team is to advantage but not essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity for a Housing Senior Associate / Partner to join a legal 500, industry leading team based in the Reading City Centre office.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to call me for a confidential conversation.