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  • Legal
  • Lambeth
  • £24.18 - £45.72 per hour
  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • HQ00096046
  • 02 May 2018
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Stride (Part of the STR Group of Companies) are currently working on behalf of a client to recruit for the following position:

Company: Large housing association
Job title: Solicitor (Experience working within either a Housing Association or a Local Authority)
Location: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1

PAYE Rate: £24.18-£36.26 (dependent upon experience)
LTD/Umbrella Rate: £30.49-£45.72
Salary: £44000-£66000 Grade 2
Contract Type: 3 months (view to go on a fixed term contract)
Work Pattern: Monday Friday, 09:00am 05:00pm
Weekly Hours: 35 Hours

Interview Date: week commencing 07/05/18
Start Date: ASAP (Must be available immediately)
Role purpose:
A solicitor with PQE of over 4 years who has worked in house in either a housing association or local authority doing 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.
Role Duties:
The main duty is to manager court litigation on behalf of the 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 our client 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 our clients working groups/forums.
To contribute to the achievement of Legal & Assurance service delivery strategy and our clients 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.
Admission as a solicitor in England & Wales or a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (FILEX)
Advert Closing Date: Monday 7th May @ 10am

If this role is of interest, please email an upto date CV outlining your relevant experience to Rob Dartnell Tel: 02392 322383.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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