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Housing Litigation Solicitor - Legal Aid Supervisor

Clayton Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Practice area
Civil litigation
4 years
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Housing Litigation Solicitor | Manchester

A fantastic firm located in Manchester are looking for an experienced Housing Litigation Solicitor to join their thriving department.

The Role:

The successful Housing Litigation Solicitor will handle their own caseload of matters including but not limited to:

  • Defending or issuing proceedings in relation to unlawful eviction.
  • Defending or issuing injunctions in relation to anti-social behaviour.
  • Defending or issuing harassment injunctions.
  • Issuing proceedings for housing disrepair.


To satisfy the requirements given by the firm, you must have undertaken and be able to demonstrate work on the minimum number of cases in the combined Housing and Debt Case Categories below within the last 12 months:

  • Cases in relation to possession or repossession.
  • Cases in relation to Homelessness.
  • Cases in relation to housing disrepair.
  • Cases in relation to possession that required representation.
  • Homelessness or disrepair case that requires representation.
  • Case which the ability to recognise possible Judicial Review Proceeding was required.
  • Case which the ability to recognise a possible contravention of the right and freedoms expressed in the ECHR was required

The salary on offer for this role is £30,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience.

If this role is of interest, please call Ellie Sedgwick on 01772259121 or forward your most recent CV to

At Clayton Recruitment we passionately believe your talent matters, so we specialise in recruiting the best talent and connecting this to your opportunities. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to make a move a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success.


The legal job market has changed significantly in the last two years. Social media and our connected world mean that both law firms and the legal talent they seek to attract, want and expect more. A positive customer experience in today’s legal recruitment landscape is critical.

Time pressed leaders and busy legal professional’s want the advice, support and exceptional service of specialist legal recruiters, and this is where Clayton Legal excel.
Clayton Legal have been recruiting on behalf of Law firms across the UK since 1999 placing upwards of 5000 Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and support staff into exciting new careers.

Our 20-year record of success has enabled us to develop trusted relationships with many of the UKs law firms including; the Legal 500, Top 200 and smaller and independent regional law firms. We work in partnership with all our customers to deliver on both career expectations and business drivers.

We recruit at all levels within a law firm and in-house legal departments including; Partners, Solicitors, Paralegal, and Legal Support Staff and in house a range of Senior and more junior General Counsel roles.

Our regional teams ensure that firms are guaranteed local and regional focus whilst having access to a national talent pool of opportunities. Our teams are focused in:- 

  • The North West 
  • Yorkshire /Humberside and Scotland 
  • The West and East Midlands  
  • London and the Home Counties 
  • The South West 

We specialise in all areas of private client and commercial law from Partner level, Associate, Solicitor and Unqualified fee earners to Paralegal in addition to specialist skills within a Legal Practice including:

  • Property Law Residential, Commercial and Real Estate
  • Litigation, Civil and commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Company /Commercial
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Including all areas of Negligence.
  • Private client including Family law, will trust, Probate
  • Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Banking
  • Cost Lawyers
  • Practice Management /Legal Cashiers
  • Legal Secretarial
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Legal IT

Our 20-year experience and record of success means we are able to give you access to the latest Legal vacancies within your specific sector and specialism we also give you access to:

  • Expert career advice guiding you through every step of the journey to secure your next career move including expert advice on salary, interview capability, offer management through our regular contact
  • Up to date salary and market information in your sector 
  • Regular market information including salary data and reports  
  • Assistance with offer management 
  • Access to a range of resources to assist in your next legal career move 
  • Access to our mobile app (Download Clayton Legal) 

If you want to take your legal career to the next level partner with the team here at Clayton Legal, your trusted legal recruitment expert, with a 20-year success record in the legal recruitment market.

Alternatively, you can visit our website or email us at


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