Housing Litigation Solicitor

Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum
Hours: Full-time
Location: Option for home working – with travel across locations Bury, Bolton, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale & Trafford, and other areas of the North West and Yorkshire region, as required.
Closing Date: 8th March 2021
Interviews: 16th March 2021

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This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation which puts the needs of clients at the heart of everything we do.

Citizens Advice Bury & Bolton, Citizens Advice Stockport and Citizens Advice Pennine West (a group structure made up of Citizens Advice Oldham, Rochdale and Trafford) are working together to recruit up to five Housing Litigation Solicitors to join our housing teams and deliver services across the North West and Yorkshire.

Collectively, we are leading providers of advice and information. Last year, we provided support to over 74,000 clients with 124,000 issues including Welfare Benefits, Debt, Housing, Employment and Immigration.

We are now looking to recruit ambitious individuals to join our growing team of solicitors as part of a planned Housing team expansion.

The Housing Litigation 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 the accelerated procedure
● Anti-social behaviour injunctions
● Unlawful Eviction Injunctions
● Disrepair Claims
● Homelessness s204 appeals to the County Court and beyond.
● Judicial reviews

To be successful, you will have Post Qualified Experience (PQE) of delivering advice and advocacy in housing and debt and hold a valid practicing certificate.

This recruitment is being managed on our behalf by Prospect-us. Please direct all queries/ applications direct to Prospect-us.

To apply visit this page: Housing Litigation Solicitor – Prospectus (prospect-us.co.uk).


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