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Housing & Litigation Lawyer

  • Location

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Our client, a local authority based in the beautiful city of York, is seeking a Housing and Litigation Solicitor to join their friendly team.

It is essential for applicants to have demonstrable experience dealing with both Housing and Litigation matters in a public sector environment. It is also desirable that candidates have experience dealing with anti-social behaviour, including injunctions and committal applications.

The successful Housing and Litigation Solicitor will take on a varied caseload dealing with most areas of housing and litigation, including, but not exclusive to:

  • Anti-social behaviour injunction applications
  • Conducting general housing and litigation work on behalf of the Local Authority
  • Matters include housing disrepair, rent arrears, possession, leasehold matters, homelessness, service charge work
  • Drafting notices, witness statements and pleadings
  • Debt recovery matters

Please note that this is a part-time position of 3 days per week and will be for a period of 6 weeks initially, with the possibility of extension.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Laura Smith in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.