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Housing Lawyer / Advisory Lawyer

Advisory Lawyer - Housing Specialist

Locum Contract - Full time 6 months +

Rate - £26p/h PAYE - 34 p/h umbrella

Annual equivalent - £50 - 55k

Central London, Hybrid-Working

A Housing Lawyer is required to join the Central Government team to provide high quality and cost effective Housing services. My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is an experienced Housing Lawyer to join their Government team on an initial 6 months basis which is likely to be extended.

As a Housing Advisory Lawyer, you will be dealing with a range of Housing matter such as Housing Benefit, Housing Costs Element and Universal Credit including policy, litigation and devolution.

Key Responsibilities of the Housing Lawyer

  • Advising on a variety of Housing matters
  • Dealing with Housing Benefit, Housing Costs Element and Universal Credit including policy, litigation, devolution and pensions.
  • Dealing with Judicial Reviews

Required Skills and experience of the Housing Lawyer

  • 2 years PQE +
  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister (or equivalent)
  • Housing Law experience - preferably in one of the areas outlined above
  • Ideally public sector experience but would consider private
  • Would need to be operating within IR35

What is on offer for the [insert area of law] Lawyer?

  • Annual equivalent - £50 - 55k
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Central London Location
  • Access to Unique Government Work
  • Long term contract lengths

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established Central Government team that prides itself in the first-class service it offers to clients. Our client also offers the potential extension of your 6 months as a Housing Lawyer.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Housing Lawyer role, please apply now, or contact Zanub at Sellick Partnership.

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