Housing Disrepair Litigation Fee Earner

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£29000 - £44000 per annum + Good Package
13 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
Ryan McNamara
Paralegal, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

A fantastic firm in Manchester is looking for a Housing Litigation Solicitor or Fee Earner to join the team.

Since the Head of Housing Disrepair was placed by Douglas Scott within this firm in 2017, the housing disrepair and landlord & tenant offering has become a robust part of this firms offering, and as such there is scope to bring in an additional talented solicitor or fee earner to join the team. The firm in question is offering a fantastic benefits package, on site gym and parking, and highly competitive salaries.

The role of Housing Litigator will demand an excellent understanding of all aspects of housing and disrepair, associated legislation and the litigation process. The role holder must have both the ability and experience to manage a high workload whilst at the same time have a sound understanding of local authority processes in relation to landlord and tenant issues. They should also be experienced in being able to act on behalf of the tenant in tenant / landlord disputes.

The ideal candidate for this housing litigation position will have a solid understanding of local authority processes in relation to landlord and tenant issues and social housing, and you must have experience in acting on behalf of the tenant. Ideally, the most suitable candidate for the role will have at least 2-3 years of experience independently handling a high case load of both litigated and pre-litigated housing files.

This is an excellent role for a housing disrepair / landlord & tenant fee earner who is keen to join a team where there is a lot of scope for progression as it continues to grow,

Salary neg + Benefits

Please contact Ryan McNamara, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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