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Housing Lawyer

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • South London, London
  • Locum
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

We are excited to be recruiting for a housing litigation lawyer, solicitor, or barrister, to join a well-regarded legal services team in a London Council.

This is an excellent post for a qualified solicitor or barrister who is wanting to extend their experience in public sector housing litigation work. We are looking for a housing litigation lawyer to advise client officers, and have conduct of litigation on behalf of the council. Local Authority experience is highly desirable.

The successful housing litigation lawyer will work on a wide range of housing and litigation matters, at all levels of court and tribunals with a particular focus on disrepair work. The successful candidate must have disrepair experience as the role will involve progressing disrepair cases from start to finish.

The housing and litigation team is very friendly and supportive, and can offer some training where appropriate. The team and council are highly regarded and have worked on some really interesting cases.

The post will suit an ambitious team player who will be able to adapt well within the local authority. Our client is happy to consider candidates from either a public sector or private practice background. The role will involve office presence once a week at the offices in South London and there may be the requirement to attend Court hearings in person. The Council offices are easily accessible via public transport. The role is locum initially for 3 months and is likely to be extended for 6-9 months + rolling contract.

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 Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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Rayhaneh Tehrani Associate Director

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