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Housing Solicitor

  • Location

    Barking, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Housing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Leilani Reader

  • Job ref:

    640

  • Consultant:

    Leilani Reader

Housing Solicitor NQ – 2 years PQE, £28k - £32k, Romford, Essex

My client is one of the largest law firms in East London and Essex, with 4 offices Essex and East London. Lexcel accredited and recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as being leaders in several fields including the Housing Department. This role is being offered on a full or part time basis.

The Role

Exciting part of a tight Housing team, working for the benefits of its clients under the legal aid scheme. This is a passionate team who believe in their and the need for Legal Aid for the most vulnerable and impoverished clients. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate your own passion for legal aid and the ability to “fight the good fight”

What are they looking for?

  • NQ – 2 years PQE Solicitor
  • Ability to handle your own Housing Caseload
  • previous experience of working in publicly funded Housing and/or Landlord and Tenant La
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • the ability to be organised and accurate
  • Existing Legal Aid supervisor status or eligibility to become a Supervisor ( desirable)

What can they offer?

  • Friendly and focused place to work
  • Targeted bonus scheme based on PQE
  • Pension contributions are 5% employee 3% employer
  • Reduced fee for Wills like conveyancing is after 12 months service
  • Free eye tests at Specsavers
  • Career progression via our Associate & Partner Development Scheme
  • New Client referral bonus
  • 24 days, after 5 years rises by a day a year to 29 days. No contractual sick pay during probationary period, thereafter employed under a year 2 weeks, more than a year 4 weeks

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).

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

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