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Senior Housing Lawyer - Hybrid Working Arrangement!

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  • £60261 - £62457 per annum
  • London
  • Permanent
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

Senior Housing Lawyer

London Borough of Lewisham

Hybrid Working Arrangements

£60,261 to £62,457

Discover yourself in Lewisham where what you do makes a difference to the vibrant and culturally diverse communities! The London Borough of Lewisham is a brilliant place to work with a dynamic legal team and environment.

Sellick Partnership are excited to be working with the London Borough of Lewisham to recruit a Senior Housing Lawyer to join this new, up and coming team on a permanent basis. We are seeking a highly experienced and friendly Housing Lawyer who would be able to assist in managing the team and hit the ground running.

The main responsibilities of the Senior Housing and Disrepair Lawyer are:

  • To handle a more complex caseload of housing litigation and advisory work, including: disrepair, possession, landlord and tenant and general housing advice
  • Deputise for the principal lawyer as required
  • Manage a group of staff within the team
  • Attend court as required

The successful Housing and Disrepair Lawyer will posses the following:

  • A current practising certificate - Barrister, Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive
  • Extensive experience in not just disrepair but all housing law areas
  • Experience of working in either a local authority or a housing association ideally, although candidates from private practice with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply
  • Ability to go to court
  • Ability to attend the office twice per week

The Senior Housing and Disrepair Lawyer joining this team will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Bike loan and season tickets
  • Significant discounts in local cafes, shops and restaurants
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Access to a health insurance scheme
  • Supportive staff networks
  • Flexible working arrangement

Interested in applying for the Housing Lawyer role?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Housing and Disrepair Lawyer to join a Legal Team with a great reputation. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this position, or contact Rayhaneh Tehrani in our Manchester office for an informal discussion about the role.

Diversity

Lewisham Council is a Disability Confident employer. They welcome and encourage job applications of all abilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments in the application or interview, please contact us. Lewisham Council will make reasonable adjustments to make sure disabled applicants and those with health conditions are supported throughout the recruitment process. Lewisham Council support the access to work scheme, further details are available at www.gov.uk/access-to-work/apply

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Rayhaneh Tehrani Senior Manager

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