We are looking for a Solicitor or Legal Executive who is able to meet the Legal Aid Agency supervisor requirements to join our well-established and friendly housing team.
You will be experienced in all aspects of housing law (including possession proceedings, claims for poor housing conditions and homeless applications). You will need to share our passion for access to justice, have good knowledge of the legal aid scheme and have the skills to provide supervision to a growing team of junior lawyers. Experience of private client work would be an advantage. You will have a desire to grow as a lawyer and enhance the department. Marketing and networking skills are important to continue to develop the team.
You will be working with colleagues specialising in housing, community care and public law. Our reputation for good quality advice and representation has been recognised by Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. We are also proud to be one of the Times’ Best Law Firms of 2023.
Our staff are without doubt our best asset and we reward performance, provide flexible working practices and positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services. As acknowledged in our Lexcel accreditation, we offer excellent support and training opportunities.
Salary: £38,000 plus, dependent on experience and fee-earning track record
Anticipated start: as soon as possible