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Our well established client is seeking an experienced Solicitor to join their housing team based in their East Dulwich Office.

They are a renowned multiservice law firm committed to access justice. Their lawyers specialise in criminal defence, family law, housing, civil liberties and human rights. They are a Legal 500, and Chambers UK recommended firm. This is a supervisory role based at East Dulwich Office and you will oversee a small team of junior staff members.

Main Duties And Responsibilities
• Professional pro-active approach, strong client care skills and a sensitive and sympathetic understanding of clients’ needs
• Responsible for all aspects of Litigation work and on occasions, where appropriate providing technical expertise and guidance to other team members
• Ability to manage appropriate caseload types and complexities
• Supervision of junior members of the team
• Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
• Dealing with correspondence
• Maintaining... accurate time costing procedures
• Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
• Ensuring compliance with file management.
• Dealing with all areas of social housing law including disrepair, possession, injunction and homelessness

About You
• Have a passion for publicly funded work
• Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently as well as in a team
• Solicitor with 3+ years’ PQE
• Solid experience in housing law and mainly under legal aid
• Excellent client care skills
• IT proficiency
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and remain calm whilst under pressure

You will receive a positive and supportive working environment with a team that prides themselves on promoting from within, exposure to industry specialists and a fantastic opportunity to start or continue your development in an award-winning law firm.

We are looking for individuals who are able to join the team ASAP and those on short or no notice periods may be preferred.

This position pays £34,000 to £42,000 depending on experience.

To apply please send your CV to Kimberley Peterson as directed
London UK


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