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Housing Litigation Locum

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £15 - £22 per annum + DOE

  • Consultant:

    Kate Jasper

  • Email:

    kate.jasper@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    920816_1622104474

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-26

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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My client, based in central Birmingham, is looking for a housing disrepair specialist to join their in house legal services team. This role is to join a well-established team and take on your own substantial case load of housing disrepair cases. The client needs a candidate with considerable experience in housing disrepair litigation, who can commit to working a 5 day week.

Whilst this role is to specialise in housing disrepair legal work, other tasks may include the below:

- Handling both Claimant and Defendant work
- Introductory Tenancies, Landlord and Tenant cases, including Section 11 work, Dissolving Trusts, - Lodger in occupation
- Injunctions to gain access to the properties for the Council
- Injunctions at the Magistrate's Court
- Dealing with all warrant applications in the Magistrates Court
- Some work on homelessness and anti-social behaviour
- Dealing with cost issues after settlement
- Conducting own advocacy
- Having a solid understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules

This role shall be worked remotely for the foreseeable future and all IT equipment shall be provided by the client.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Kate Jasper in our Manchester office.

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