Housing Solicitor

Recruiter
Taylor Green Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Housing Solicitor for Law Firm based in Central Manchester.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain own caseload
  • Deal with correspondence and telephone queries
  • Deal with clients requiring housing law advice in person, managing the client’s expectations
  • Provide written advice to the client, where necessary
  • Diary Management - court dates, meetings etc
  • Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports
  • Negotiate settlements with other parties
  • Attend court alone or with counsel, and conduct own advocacy where necessary/appropriate
  • Brief counsel, where necessary/appropriate
  • Assess clients for public funding/legal representation
  • Submit interim and final bills on a regular basis
  • Manage the workload of the paralegal
  • Conduct Business Development where needed

ABOUT YOU

  • A minimum of 2 years experience within a similar role
  • Must be organised and able to manage own workload with minimal supervision
  • Good communication skills