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We now have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Lawyer! This will be on an initial 6-month contract with a possible view to a further extension.

The purpose of the role is to provide legal advice on and manage a caseload of housing matters including rent arrears, housing possession, housing fraud, ASB, encroachments/trespass plus more.

Key skills/experience required:

* It's essential that you are a qualified solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive

* Experience of public sector housing litigation, debt recovery and insolvency procedures

* Good understanding of debt recovery and insolvency procedures

* Knowledge of the Housing Act 1985 and Civil Procedure Rules

* Excellent written and communication skills

* Strong negotiation and presentation skills.

* Experience of effective case management to Lexcel standards.

Further responsibilities:

* Provide expert advice to client departments on housing law and deal with housing possession casework

* Appear as an advocate in the county court in respect of non-contested possession matters and other appropriate hearings.

* Deal with breaches of covenant, leasehold service charges recovery, and other debt cases including non-payment of commercial rents.

* Deal with encroachments/trespass on City-owned/managed land.

* Work collaboratively and provide legal and technical support to other fee earners as required including working in a team on special projects




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To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.