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Solicitor -Housing Disrepair

Manchester, Lancashire
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Housing Disrepair Solicitor

Basic salary £30k+ (depending on experience) plus bonuses

25 days holiday and bank holidays

Manchester - City Centre

Monday to Friday - shifts between 8am -8pm

No weekends

Are you a qualified solicitor and looking to work for a hugely ambitious multi-disciplinary practice in the heart of Manchester city Centre who offers considerable support and provide a great working environment as well as good prospects for future development within the business? Then read on!

The ideal candidate must have managed their own caseload with minimal supervision and should have a minimum of 1 year litigation experience in dealing with Housing Disrepair claims.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Work closely with the Head of Department to supervise a team of fee earners, ensuring workloads are consistently completed in good time

Initially handle a non-litigated caseload (litigated thereafter) of Housing Disrepair claims in a high-quality and commercially effective manner

Preparation and submission of claims to local Council or Housing Associations, and ultimately the issuing of proceedings

Draft legal documentation and conduct legal research

Draft/edit correspondence

Solicitor Skills Required:

Good practical knowledge of Housing Disrepair claims and litigation generally

At least one year of litigation experience with proven track record of handling caseloads

Excellent understanding of Proclaim or other case management system

Be able to establish priorities and manage deadlines

Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills

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  • Job Reference: 662713025-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Essentia Solutions Group
    Essentia Solutions Group
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: bonus + benefits
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent