8 months ago
Housing Litigation Solicitor - Dalston
The successful candidate will be joining an established department of 50 fee-earners firm wide. The department has recently experienced an increase in the volume of new client work.
This role will involve dealing with a broad range of Social Housing and Landlord and Tenant disputes. This will include possession proceedings, unlawful evictions, homelessness matters and disrepair matters. The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with publicly funded as well as private matters. Experience in dealing with a high case load and cases funded by way of alternative funding agreements such as conditional fee agreements will be helpful.
Key Skills Required:
•To have relevant housing law experience and have a passion for this area of work.
•The ability to manage a busy and varied workload, working independently and as part of a team.
•To have a good eye for detail
•The ability to take on a supervisory roll and manage and supervise Trainees and Paralegals will be an advantage.
•To demonstrate continuous professional development throughout your career.
•To demonstrate a broad range of experience in housing law, in respect of both publicly funded and private matters.
•Advocacy skills will be an advantage although not a necessity.
•Excellent IT skills
•Be professional, have a pro-active approach and excellent client care skills.
•The ideal candidate would be able spot opportunities for business development and the enhancement of the current services offer throughout the firm.
A competitive remuneration package is on offer to the right candidate.
We are the fastest growing firm of Solicitors, with offices across London and the UK. We deal in a wide range of legal services that caters for clients on a public funding or private fee basis. Duncan Lewis is privileged to have several franchises from the Legal Aid Agency.
We look to recruit dedicated and talented employees in both legal and non-legal capacities, and we are always interested to receive applications from quality candidates, whether experienced or novice. If you can demonstrate a strong commitment to the areas of law provided by the firm, and you are keen to build a career with us, please click here to apply online with your details and CV.
Duncan Lewis is committed to Equal Opportunities and embraces diversity of its staff. The Company strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, which is reflective at all levels within our workforce.
We guarantee an interview for candidates that disclose a disability and meet the essential requirements for the post. Please provide additional details in your covering letter, if this applies.