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Head of Housing

  • Location

    Barking, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Housing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Leilani Reader

  • Job ref:

    694

  • Consultant:

    Leilani Reader

 

Head of Housing, Essex, £50k+ plus bonus and benefits

This Top Tier Legal 500 law firm in Housing Law is now looking for a dynamic Head of Housing. Friendly, flexible and committed to legal aid work, the firm is an ideal stop for a solid legal aid lawyer who is keen to progress his/her career.

The Role

Running this busy department with a mix of legal aid and private client Housing work. You will be responsible for:

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to attract new work.
  • Assist Partners in tenders for new business where appropriate.
  • Remain fully up to date with Legal Aid rules and contract requirements affecting Housing Law
  • Maintain Legal Aid Supervisor Status
  • Advising Clients on their legal rights, including remedies available and the methods available to fund their case.
  • Supervision of any other fee earners employed in the department and also supervision and overseeing of consultant’s work
  • Appropriate use of agents and consultants to cover hearings and work to maximise departmental income

Who are you?

You will have:

  • Minimum of 5 years PQE
  • Excellent experience in Housing ( Legal Aid work)
  • Ability to supervise other members of staff
  • Run your own caseload
  • Ability to identify and develop new business.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity contact Leilani Reader at leilani@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642511 (office hours) or 07974429861 (out of office hours).

 

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The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

*We require a lawyer who has gained the necessary experience for the position advertised. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE