Primary Job Function
To support the Housing Manager and Lawyers to provide high quality, cost effective and responsive legal services including advisory, litigation and advocacy services and such other work as is allocated from time to time.
Skills and Requirements:
- Law degree or equivalent, or demonstrable experience dealing with the work carried out in the section as a legal assistant or equivalent.
- A thorough knowledge of housing and local authority law.
- Experience covering an urgent caseload of housing litigation cases in particular dealing with S.11 cases and EPA cases- housing disrepair cases , unuauthorised occupants cases , injunctions.
- Experience of litigation in County Court.
Please note this is a contracted position of 3-6 months with the possibility of extension depending on budgets and performance.
For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0208 8551632
**Please note as an agency we can only offer an Umbrella PAYE rate for this post and confirmation of Eligibility to work in the UK will be required before submission**