Assorted things of note. The closing date for applications for the Tower Hamlets Law Centre Housing Solicitor post has been extended to 11 March 2015. Southend have been refused permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in Southend v Amour (our report on the Court of Appeal hearing here). So this is a successful article […]

Job Ad

Hodge Jones & Allen LLP A Leading Firm of Solicitors Based in London NW1 Housing & Property Disputes Solicitor (minimum 2+ years PQE) An exciting opportunity has arisen for a solicitor to join our dedicated social housing and property disputes team. It is essential that you have good social housing law experience in addition to property […]

Job Ad

Greenwich Housing Rights Locum Housing Solicitor (maternity cover – full time) Greenwich Housing Rights seeks a 3+ years PQE Housing Solicitor to join our specialist casework team to provide locum maternity cover. Working alongside our Supervising Housing Solicitor and team of caseworkers, you’ll take a leading role in delivering and developing our legal aid and […]

Job Ads (Lots!)

Three job ads Tower Hamlets Law Centre Housing Law Solicitor (full time) Tower Hamlets Law Centre is seeking to appoint a full time Housing Law Solicitor. The post is for an initial 6 months with a view to it becoming permanent subject to funding. We have a Legal Aid Agency Contract that covers legal help […]

On the naughty step: The Low Road edition

While there is an update to be made on our old friends Charles Henry & Co (the ‘not solicitors’), it will have to wait, because we have some new and very, very special friends. And excitingly, these friends involve us in both Scots land law and Channel Island based entities, who don’t operate in Scotland, […]


The site had been getting a bit unwieldy lately as things got added – the downloads, the bedroom tax page and so on – plus the ever burgeoning archives. Then there were glitches with the email updates for subscribers. So, I have done a bit of a revamp, with the aim of making things cleaner […]

Email subscription problems

There appears to be a problem with update emails going out – at least for the last 3 or 4 days. This is not a problem with our end of things, but there is no acknowledged problem by the provider of the email update service (Google, via feed burner). The upshot is I don’t know […]

Three Job Ads

Yes three! Philcox Gray Solicitors and Mediators We have a vacancy for a Paralegal in our Housing Team Philcox Gray is a long established and well respected firm specialising in Housing & Public Law, Family & Childcare. Our dedicated Housing Team consists of 4 solicitors, and paralegal support. We aim to provide high quality legal […]

Just because you are paranoid…

… doesn’t mean that they aren’t out to get you. The MoJ and Legal Aid Agency have put out a leaflet on Legal aid and “Help for people at risk of losing their home“. The trouble is that it doesn’t mention, anywhere, at all, not even in little small print, that tenants facing possession proceedings […]

Job Ad

Osbornes Solicitors LLP Paralegal with experience of housing and preferably costing work, required to work in a busy Housing Department for a firm in Camden Town. Apply with covering letter and CV to Shilpa Mathuradas Osbornes, Livery House, 9 Pratt Street, London NW1 OAE (email:sandrahillard@osbornes.net) Closing date: 12th February 2015