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Service Charge Legal Officer

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  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £21 - £23 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Rayhaneh Tehrani

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Sellick Partnership is currently assisting a local authority based in London with the recruitment of a Service Charge Recovery Legal Officer in their Regeneration and Housing team for an initial 6 month basis.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, friendly team within a sought-after local authority. The role allows for autonomy and you will be able to manage a case load effectively with minimal supervision. The work will be varied and the candidate must be familiar with both Housing and Debt Recovery and have good practical knowledge in this area. The main duties for this role include:

  • Issuing claims and having conduct of cases for unpaid service charges including in respect of capital works
  • Conducting advocacy and representing the Council at the County Court and First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber)
  • Providing legal advice, assistance and guidance to the Council's Home Ownership team
  • Instructing the Council's Legal Services team to advise as appropriate
  • Drafting claim forms, particulars of claim and witness statements

The Regeneration and Housing team are very sociable and have created a lovely working atmosphere, making this an enjoyable place to work. The office is well located, local transport links are excellent, ensuring a steady commute to the office from London and the surrounding areas.

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.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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