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Housing Lawyer in London NW7 – start asap

A new vacancy has arisen with a solicitors firm based in North West London. Looking for a Housing Lawyer to join them – solicitor or paralegal. They are looking both locum and permanent. Salary range on the permanent side is £40-50k.

Housing Lawyer

Starting Salary: £40,000 – £50,000

Start Date: Right Now

Solicitors firm are seeking an experienced Housing Law Solicitor (or Paralegal) with a minimum of 5 years PQE dealing with housing matters who has evidence of the professional ability to process and manage a very large case-load of residential possession proceedings, quickly and accurately.

The successful candidate will enjoy a busy office, have extensive experience in notice-drafting, statement-taking and residential possessions claims. They will need to show that they’re able to work autonomously to represent landlords at all stages, including defended matters.

The firm are based in Mill Hill, London NW7 and they receive a constant stream of enquiries and instructions. At any one time there are several hundred live files.

Solicitor’s Duties & Responsibilities include:

Providing telephone advice to clients on landlord and tenant housing matters.

Review and Advise:
Reviewing client application forms and documentation and chasing outstanding paperwork from clients ands giving advice based on case information received.

Case Handling:
Drafting eviction notices (s8 s21 NTQ);
Drafting, filing and serving claim forms for possession; Liaising with clients; Liaising with letting agents; Liaising with courts; Instructing and briefing Advocates/Counsel; Instructing bailiffs Liaising with clients post possession with regards to debt collection Issuing debt collection proceedings

“This is a demanding post, with commensurate rewards, suitable for someone with the critical specialist knowledge, experience and work ethic.”

If you are interested please let me know.

Jonathan Fagan is a legal recruitment consultant for Interim Lawyers and Managing Director of Limited. "I have been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 20 years. I am a non-practising solicitor, on the Roll since June 2000, and also a director of the Ten-Percent Group of Legal Recruitment websites. I also regularly comment on legal recruitment via my blog Interim Lawyers is the specialist locum arm of the Ten-Percent group and we have over 1100 locums on the books. We can usually keep our locums busy throughout the year, although it does very much depend on the market and fields of law. Get in touch with me to register assignments or look for locum work."