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Mary Ward Legal Centre Seeks a full-time Housing Solicitor to undertake a wide range of casework including defending possession proceedings, disrepair actions and homelessness appeals. You will have a minimum of two years experience of housing law casework and representation and experience of working under a Legal Aid Contract. You must have an ability to […]

Suspending belief

We have dealt with the basic facts in Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd [2014] UKSC 52 when considering its previous incarnations (Cooke v Mortgage Business [2012] EWCA Civ 17 and Re North East Property Buyers Ltd [2010] EWHC 2991 (Ch)).  In summary, the basic question for the Supreme Court was this: where a seller has agreed, prior to the […]

Paying it on.

As we head into the holidays and the weather turns cold, it is about the time that we usually make a pointed suggestion. We do what we do on this site for free. No payment is received from any source. (And also Tessa Shepperson rather wonderfully provides free hosting for the site, for which we […]

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SSP Law Finchley Experienced Housing Solicitor We are a firm specialising in Housing and Property Law established for 10 years. We pride ourselves in our inclusive and diverse culture and our strong links with the local community. We are seeking an experienced legal aid housing lawyer and LAA Supervisor. We are looking for someone who […]

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TV Edwards Solicitors & Advocates Community Care/Housing Solicitor Job Vacancy This is an exciting opportunity to join a pioneering Legal Aid team (16 strong) at a time of growth. The vacancy is in our Whitechapel office although we have 4 other offices across London. TV Edwards offer holistic “outside the box” advice to our client […]

Housing Law Conference 2014

  As ever, a number of NL people will be at the HLPA conference, simply the best housing law conference going. So, for anyone who hasn't seen the details, here they are, and hope to see you there. Housing Law Conference 2014 10 December 2014 The Royal College of Surgeons 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London […]

Possession Archives

The extremely slow work of adding downloadable, searchable PDFs of the NL archives continues. In addition to the homelessness archives, there are now PDFs of the possession case posts from 2006 to date on the PDF Archive page. As before, these are unedited, uncorrected and generally as is. Not least because they are free. But […]

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Shelter Managing Solicitor £43,128 per annum plus excellent benefits Hackney/Newham Closing date: 23 November 2014 (Midnight) We’re looking for a talented Managing Solicitor who will successfully lead two of our London teams in providing a viable, high quality legal service to homeless people and other people in housing need. If you have substantial post qualification […]

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Hopkin Murray Beskine Family, housing and public law specialists Vacancy – Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor Hopkin Murray Beskine are looking for paralegals to assist in our busy housing, public law and family teams. The appointments will be for a fixed term of one year, with a view to a training contract commencing after a year if performance […]

Should auld acquaintance…

In which we revisit a couple of old friends. Mr Gopee of Barons Finance (and many other companies) continues to fare poorly in the RCJ. He apparently sought permission to appeal a couple of orders by HHJ Mackie QC, granting permission to appeal out of time and setting aside possession orders in two of the […]