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Litigation Solicitor

Employer
Wheatley
Location
Glasgow, Glasgow City
Salary
SCP 39-44 (£42,047 -£47,572) or SCP 45-48 (£48,639-£52,124)
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Civil litigation
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house
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Litigation Solicitor

Location: Wheatley House, 25 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, G1 1HL. This role will be an Agile Home Based Worker primarily based from home with some regular travel when required to offices and to courts.

Salary: SCP 39-44 (£42,047 -£47,572) or SCP 45-48 (£48,639-£52,124) depending on years qualified.

Duration: Permanent

Wheatley is Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group. It comprises six Registered Social Landlords, a care organisation and a commercial subsidiary. The Group provides homes and services to over 210,000 people in 19 local authority areas across Scotland.

Wheatley Group believes that providing a great service to our customers starts with employing great staff, and works hard to be an employer of choice in Scotland. Wheatley offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance.

The Litigation Team provides support services to the Group. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a litigation solicitor to join our team. The role is varied and challenging with the provision of robust, pragmatic client-focussed legal advice at its core, with a particular emphasis on dealing with anti-social behaviour litigation in addition to housing management, debt recovery and public liability claims.

Communications skills are essential in order to establish solid client relationships quickly and provide effective and practical advice to colleagues at all levels.  You must also be able to demonstrate established litigation experience and a knowledge of Housing Law and practice, a flexible approach in meeting the changing demands and priorities of the Group and be able to effectively manage your own workload in a fast paced multiple-client environment.

Required qualifications: LLB Degree, Diploma in Legal Practice, Membership of the Law Society of Scotland with a current and unrestricted practising certificate.

For an informal chat about the post, please Anne Mackenzie on 0141 274 6314

Closing Date: 16 December 2021 at 5pm

Interviews anticipated to be held week beginning 20th December 2021

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