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Housing Solicitor

Position: Housing Solicitor

Location: Bury & Bolton

Closing date: 11 July 2024

Role details

Job title:
Housing Solicitor

Bury & Bolton

Up to £36,294 (pro-rata) dependant on experience and PQE

Salary pro rata:

Hours per week:

Closing date for applications:

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We are now looking to recruit ambitious individuals to join our growing team of advisers and solicitors as part of a planned expansion of the Housing team running under a Legal Aid contract. The team consists of 1 adviser and 2 Solicitors with extensive housing litigation experience, a dedicated administrator and a dedicated staff member responsible for the Legal Aid Financial Eligibility of each client, so that solicitors are fully supported in their role and can concentrate on the advice/litigation only.

The Housing Solicitor will handle their own Legal Aid caseload of matters from instruction through to completion, acting on behalf of tenants, including but not limited to:

  • Possession Claims for rent arrears both private and social sectors
  • Possession claims under accelerated procedure
  • Anti-social behaviour injunctions
  • Unlawful Eviction Injunctions
  • Disrepair Claims
  • Homelessness s204 appeals to the County Court Judicial reviews

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