HOUSING LAWYER

Recruiter
Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
Location
Watford
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Housing Lawyer required for a well-regarded practice in Watford. The firm Our client is a progressive practice with multiple office locations. A niche firm, they serve the needs of individuals and businesses in Watford and the surrounding counties. They are staffed with an experienced team of professionals who pride themselves in delivering quality services to suit individual client needs across all sectors. They are also highly recognised for building and maintaining lasting client relationships and are now in the market for a client focused Housing Lawyer for their Watford office. The firm offers in return, a competitive salary and other enticing benefits including generous holiday, contributory pension`s scheme and great career prospects. The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a personable Housing Lawyer to join a growing department in Watford. Handling a diverse caseload, the ideal Lawyer will have excellent communication skills with a minimum of one year PQE within a Housing department. Representing landlords and tenants, matters will include: County Court litigation; preparing Court cases; homeless review applications; possession proceedings; disrepairs; judicial review proceedings; eviction claims and; appeals. This is therefore suited to a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive who is looking for career progressions within a professional and growing Housing department. Demonstrating good billing targets, the successful Lawyer will also poses good academics; be educated to degree level or have completed Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). Candidates with a desire to take advocacy is highly desirable. The role is offered on a full time, permanent basis. Please contact Charlotte for further information quoting reference CE26697. The candidate You must be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of one year PQE; You will have solid knowledge of Housing and Public Law work; You will be a degree holder, or have completed Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL); You will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written; You will have good track record of achieving billable targets; Ability to ensure compliance with LAA is advantageous; You will be able to handle a diverse caseload to meet tight deadlines. HOUSING LAWYER PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED. Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position. By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site. PLEASE NOTE LAW STAFF LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER YOU AS A CANDIDATE AND DISCUSS ADDITIONAL POSITIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR IDENTIFICATION. In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address. Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes. To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration terms please go to our website. As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited`s candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Tel Fax Address: Please see our website for details
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