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I (that being NL) am off on holiday for a couple of weeks. As I’m not the only one doing posts, there may well be posts during that time. But I am the only one who knows how the sending of updating emails works (and it is currently a bit of a bodge). The upshot […]

Job Ads

Two job ads Greenwich Housing Rights – Housing Adviser (21 hours per week) Greenwich Housing Rights seeks a housing specialist to join our busy team of caseworkers and solicitors.  The successful candidate will be involved in delivering a range of advice and casework services, including our emergency representation services at Bromley and Woolwich County Court.  […]


A couple of bits of news. In April 2015, Hackney Council brought in a Public Spaces Protection Order (under Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014) which, amongst other things criminalised rough sleeping in some parts of the borough. Allegedly this was part of a plan “to tackle persistent anti-social behaviour that is concentrated in specific areas […]

Two job ads

A Lambeth special this time – two jobs in the area. Brixton Advice Centre (London) Principal Solicitor – Housing Hours: Full-time (part-time considered) Salary: Up to £37,330 (incl ILW) depending on experience The post attracts 30 days annual leave a year plus bank holidays. We are seeking an experienced housing solicitor with at least 3 […]

Two Job Ads

Two job ads Lester Morrill Solicitors Assistant Solicitor, 2-4 PQE, with expertise in Housing Law to conduct a mixed caseload of Legal Aid and privately funded work within the firm’s Social Welfare Law department. Caseload includes work on the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme. Experience of Public Law and Community Care Law desirable. Apply with […]

Legal Walk 2015

So, we have another five years in which it seems unlikely that access to justice will be a priority. The London Legal Walk on 18 May 2015, raising funds for a range of not for profit access to justice organisations and projects is therefore more important than ever, in a ‘just maybe allowing some organisations […]

Job Ad

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 and certificated cases and representation at court as part of the duty solicitor scheme.  The post […]

Job ad

Viridian Housing: Housing solicitor Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 depending on experience Location: Clapham Contract: Permanent Working Pattern: Full Time Hours: 35.00 per week DBS Check:  Yes Closing Date: 05/05/2015 at 23:55 PM Reference: Ops/15/7574 Vacancy Description About Us Viridian Housing is an award-winning provider of affordable housing in the UK with over 16,000 homes in London, the Midlands and West Sussex. We […]

Job Ad

Zacchaeus 2000 Trust Senior Casework Manager An exciting new opportunity in advice work has arrived! We are now recruiting for a Senior Casework Manager to lead our casework team. Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer Hours of work: Full time, 35 hours week Salary :  £30,000 – £32,000 per annum Holidays: 28 days including bank holidays […]

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Bounce message received for one of our email updates. I think it was this one (in which I tried so hard not to swear, but may have said damn. Also I mentioned Grayling). “Message blocked due to profanity content. Working with others we are improving quality of life in North East Derbyshire, ensuring it is a […]