£30 - £40 per hour
about 1 month ago
A private sector housing lawyer is sought at a west London Borough Council. This position is initially a locum contract, 3 to 6 months, but has the potential to be extended.
The private sector housing lawyer will be required to carry out duties, including but not limited to:
- Lead on all aspects of the Council's private sector housing cases and have conduct of cases in all Courts, Tribunals, etc.
- Liaise with and advise the Council's related bodies
- Prepare casework for submission at the various Courts and other bodies
- Prosecute private sector housing offences
In terms of qualifications and experience; the successful private sector housing lawyer will be an admitted Solicitor, or equivalent; possess knowledge and experience of private sector housing legal experience (written and advocacy) in the First Tier Tribunal; and, have experience of conducting cases through the Courts and Tribunals.
Knowledge of private sector housing prosecution legal work is desirable but not essential.
In exchange for this service, the private sector housing lawyer will enjoy a competitive hourly rate, well-situated offices (close-by to cafes, restaurants and a large shopping centre) and flexible working (up to 1 day working from home).
If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for a confidential chat.
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