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Senior Lawyer Housing

City of London Corporation
London (City of), London (Greater)
£40,750 to £46,150 inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
31 Jan 2022
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Senior Lawyer Housing

Comptroller and City Solicitor’s Department - Contracts and Litigation Division

Salary: The basic salary range for the post is £40,750 to £46,150 inclusive of London Weighting, the post also attracts an additional Market Forces Supplement (MFS) of £3570 which is non-contractual. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at base point of the salary range.

Ref: COM121

Basic: £34,040 - £39,440; LW: £6,710; MFS: £3,570

About us

The City of London has a rich cultural heritage whilst at the same time being a world class business, trading and financial services centre, and a thriving, cosmopolitan capital, with iconic commercial buildings such as the Gherkin, Heron Tower and the Shard. 

The role

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Lawyer (Contracts & Litigation Division), on a permanent basis, to provide legal advice on, and manage a caseload of housing and property matters including rent arrears, housing possession, housing fraud, ASB, encroachments/trespass, service charge arrears, breach of leasehold covenants and other general debt recovery. The role also requires attending Court and undertaking appropriate advocacy.

About you

We are looking for applicants who are solicitors or barristers with some post qualification experience. The position requires the successful candidate to possess a general level of knowledge and expertise in the area of housing law, to be able to give professional legal advice to a wide range of clients. The successful candidate will need to be able to manage the expectations of clients, to ultimately bring the cases to a satisfactory conclusion.

We’re committed to equal opportunities at The City of London, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Appointment will be on the basis of experience, skills and abilities demonstrated in relevant fields.

Closing date for completed applications is 31 January 2022 at 12pm.

Interviews will be held on 8 February 2022.

To apply online, please visit 

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number COM121. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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