Solicitor PQE

  • Temporary
  • London

Our clients are looking to recruit a solicitor with PQE of over 4 years who has worked in house in either a housing association or local authority. Experience of landlord and tenant litigation mainly in the county court but also be able to advise on other matters relevant to the sector including but not limited to property litigation, general property and land law.
This contract is initially for 3 months with a view to a fixed term contract, candidates must be available to start immediately, the role is based in the Westminster Bridge area SE1
Role Duties:
The main duty is to manager court litigation on behalf of a housing association.
To take responsibility for management of own caseload comprising a variety of landlord and & tenant matters, including but not limited to property litigation, general property and land law.
To provide legal support to internal customers in both contentious and non-contentious matters including providing legal analysis on policy, procedure and corporate business.
To represent the company within proceedings of the county and magistrates court; and First Tier Tribunal. Including, where appropriate to act as an advocate in hearings.
To positively represent Legal & Assurance and pro-actively contribute to cross the companies working groups/forums.
To contribute to the achievement of Legal & Assurance service delivery strategy and business objectives.
Skills/experience required:
Post qualification experience NQ to 4 years.
Knowledge of landlord & tenant law, property litigation, CPR practice and procedures.
A confident advocate
Experience of property litigation and general landlord & tenant law.
Sound and up to date knowledge of case-law and the Civil Procedure Rules.
Clear analytical skills, with the ability to process large amounts of information into effective legal proceedings.
Good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal issues to a variety of audiences.
Work Pattern: Monday – Friday, 09:00am – 05:00pm Weekly Hours: 35 Hours
Deadline for applications is 7/5/18
Swann Recruitment will treat all applications in the strictest confidence and will not share your information with any 3rd party without your prior written consent.

To apply for this job email your details to katie@swann.uk.com