Role: Housing Lawyer
Location: Brixton, Greater London
Duration: 3 months+
Rate: £23.83 per hour
My local authority client are currently looking to appoint a Housing Lawyer / Assistant Lawyer to join their housing legal team in Brixton for initially a three month temporary contract with possible extension.
The housing team currently has mixture of legal assistants ,solicitors, lawyers and paralegals arrying heavy caseloads dealing with all aspects of litigated housing related issues for the Council.
The successful applicant will take over a large caseload of disrepair, possession, unauthorised and nusiance cases all at different stages in the Court process. The most pressing cases are disrepair cases issued by tenants against the Council.
You will be a legally competent person who has experience of housing litigation particularly disrepair cases and who can deal with a large caseload with cases at all different stages. Someone who can work with minimum of supervision who can move cases quickly to successful resolution.
Must be available to start employment within four weeks of offer.
Local authority experience is desirable.
Deekay contact: Michael Wilde - 0161 747 1234