Fee Earner – Housing

£30000 - £45000 per annum
23 Aug 2019
20 Sep 2019
Jonathan Barber
Full time
Contract type
Develop your expertise in housing within an established practice in London.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Housing Fee Earner to join an expanding department in London on a full or part time basis. Managing a varied caseload, the successful fee earner will advise and represent tenants and landlords on their housing rights and discuss all available funding options available to them.

• Possession proceedings
• Homelessness
• Unlawful eviction
• Injunctive remedies
• Leaseholder disputes
• Disrepair
• Instructing experts
• Preparing Legal Aid applications and pleadings
• Negotiating settlements
• Training colleagues on housing matters

The Candidate
• A solicitor, legal executive or paralegal with solid housing experience
• Ideally have LAA Supervisor status although this is not essential
• Possesses excellent advocacy, oral and written communication skills
• Previous Legal Aid experience is highly advantageous
• Be able to manage a full and varied caseload
• Works well as part of a team and also on own initiative
• Has a desire for professional development

The Firm
Our client is an historic practice with strong roots and enviable reputation for delivering high quality services to individuals and businesses both locally and further afield. Staffed by a team of highly motivated, passionate staff who are committed to the provision of access to justice, they blend traditional values with advances in technology to place the client needs at the heart of what they do. Having achieved various accreditations and enjoying continued success, opportunities at this practice are highly prized.

• Flexible working arrangements
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Opportunities for continued training
• Situated near good transport links

Fee Earner - Housing

For further details of this Housing Fee Earner vacancy, please contact Jonathan on 01954 201204 quoting reference JB05142081.

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