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Brixton Advice Centre

Who We Are:

Brixton Advice Centre provides free, independent legal advice in debt and housing matters to the residents of Lambeth and the surrounding boroughs. Particularly we deal with people facing unmanageable debt, eviction, homelessness, possession proceedings or serious disrepair. We also provide generalist, one-off advice and support in welfare benefits, debt and family issues.

We are partly-funded by the Local Authority and various other charitable projects and we have a Legal Aid contract and Specialist Quality Mark for housing matters. We also have outreach projects at Brixton Prison and at Brixton and Vauxhall Foodbanks.

We are open to the public Monday-Thursday 10am – 4pm and offer … Read the full post

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Brent Community Law Centre

1) Housing Solicitor

Fixed Term 2 year contract
Full-time (The Law Centre will however attempt to accommodate part time/job share candidates)
Salary: £32,606 per annum
30 days annual leave + 3 over Xmas/NY + Bank Holidays
Pension scheme

Brent Community Law Centre provides quality legal advice and representation in housing law, and a generalist telephone legal advice line. We have a small but effective Housing team with a varied caseload.

We are seeking to appoint a Housing Solicitor on a 2 year contract, to carry out a range of housing law advice and representation, including public law challenges. The position may result in a permanent post, … Read the full post

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Greenwich Housing Rights – Advice Team Leader

Greenwich Housing Rights is one of the leading housing advice providers in SE London. We are transforming our services to cater for increasing demand and require someone with the dynamism to shape our services and ensure our advisers and volunteers reach their potential. As part of the Staff Management Team you’ll take a leading role in developing our initial advice and duty representation services and training and supporting our volunteer advisers.

Experience of providing publicly-funded housing advice, implementing service improvement and managing staff is essential. Candidates should also have experience of county court advocacy and training provision.

We are offering a 12-month fixed … Read the full post

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Bristol University Law School
Director, Law Clinic

Full time
Salary £34,565 – £38,907 per annum
Closing date for applications 8 June 2014

The Law School invites applications to the post of Director of its Law Clinic.

The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor or barrister with the ability to act as a sole practitioner. We expect the postholder to have practice experience in relevant areas of English law, such as property law (landlord and tenant), employment law, social security law, immigration law and contract/consumer law. It is desirable that the postholder has some experience of teaching or training. The person appointed will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day running … Read the full post

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Housing Solicitor
£33,127 pa, plus excellent benefits

Closing date: 22 April 2014

We’re looking for an accomplished housing solicitor to deliver a specialist legal casework service in housing law, to represent homeless people or people in housing need.

If your experience of housing litigation includes issues such as homelessness, security of tenure and possession proceedings, consider a move to Shelter. We provide the ideal environment in which to use your expertise to deliver a specialist legal casework service in housing law.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave, the possibility of flexible working and significant opportunities for learning and development.

Your key responsibilities:

• Provide professional legal advice and … Read the full post

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General Counsel

£44,035 per annum, plus excellent benefits

Closing date: 15 April 2014

Interviews to be held Friday 2 May 2014 in London

We’re looking for an accomplished Solicitor with considerable post qualification experience gained in private practice or in-house, to take on the specialist role of General Counsel.

This new role will lead our in-house professional legal support function with responsibility for compliance and good practice and manage our specialist policy and casework and legal writing teams

This post will work closely with the National Legal Services Manager who manages the 100 fee earners and support staff, including 45 solicitors delivering high quality housing advice and litigation … Read the full post

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Hopkin Murray Beskine

Vacancy – Paralegal/Trainee Solicitor

Hopkin Murray Beskine are looking for a paralegal to assist in our busy housing and public law teams. The appointment will be for a fixed term of one year, with a view to a training contract commencing after a year if performance meets expectations.

We are a long established North London firm with clients from across London, who come to us because of our expertise in family, housing and public law. We continue to run a thriving legal aid practice in all our areas of work.

We are looking for candidates with an interest in and enthusiasm for public law and housing work.

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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 manage a substantial caseload and achieve billing targets.

Salary: £31,748 to £37,672 depending on experience

Closing date: 14 March at 1pm.
Interviews to be held w/c 17 March

Details and application form from
Registered charity number 1024148.… Read the full post