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Housing Disrepair Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £28 - £35 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Emilia Casaus

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Opportunity for a lawyer with Housing Disrepair experience to join a well-regarded London Borough Council.

A popular London Council are looking for a Housing Disrepair Lawyer to join their Housing Team on a 3-month locum contract with the view to extend. The Housing Disrepair Lawyer will work remotely so can be based anywhere in the UK.

The Housing Disrepair Lawyer will join a friendly and supportive team, working in a busy environment, handling their own caseload of housing law and disrepair matters. Work will include:

  • Managing a caseload of housing disrepair matters including
    • Negotiating costs
    • Pre-action protocol
    • Part 36 settlement agreements
  • Conducting advocacy in court
  • Instructing counsel
  • Drafting orders
  • Managing a caseload of possession matters

This role is a lovely opportunity to take on a Housing Disrepair Lawyer position within a busy team in a Central London Borough. The contract should be ongoing and will remain remote-working.

Benefits include:

  • Interesting, varied work
  • Remote-working
  • Ongoing assignment
  • Friendly team
  • Development opportunities

Previous experience of working within a local authority is preferable but not a requirement. This role could be a great opportunity for someone who's more junior or looking to get into local government as well as more experienced candidates.

The Housing Disrepair Lawyer should be a qualified legal professional.

If interested please get in touch with Mila Casaus in our Manchester Office to discuss.

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