Head of Department - Housing

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
04 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Ref
RC04345121
Contact
Ryan Cotton
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Successful, Legal 500 London firm seeks an enthusiastic Head of Housing Department.

Our client is now actively looking to attract a proactive and technically proficient Head of Housing Department to work within a thriving and expanding housing team in London. Whilst managing and leading a small team, the successful solicitor will manage a caseload consisting of a range of housing matters.

Responsibilities
  • Homelessness
  • Possession claims
  • Private sector housing
  • Homeless applications
  • Unlawful eviction
  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Anti-social behaviour injunction applications
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from experienced solicitors with a minimum of eight years’ PQE
  • Technical expertise in all housing matters is essential for the role
  • Knowledge of the funding and provision of services frameworks including LASPO and the Financial and Procedural regulations
  • Solid understanding the Legal Aid Agency contracts for civil work
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and people management skills
The Firm

Our client is a highly regarded and well-established practice, with a network of offices placed in key strategic locations across the UK. Recognising that excellent client care is at the heart of a successful practice, they have built a team of highly motivated, passionate staff who are committed to the provision of access to justice, resulting in the awarding of the coveted Lexcel accreditation in recognition of their high standards. With numerous accolades including recognition within the Legal 500, this practice has firmly cemented itself as a leader within its specialist fields and is well placed to continue on an upwards trajectory. The firm is now looking to recruit an ambitious Head of Housing Department for its office based in London.

Head of Department – Housing

For further details of this Head of Housing Department vacancy, please contact Ryan on 01954 208 063 quoting reference RC04345121.

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