24/02/2015

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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 duty representation services.

This is a fixed-term 9 month contract which will ideally start before the 17th of April 2015. There is the possibility of extension as we are seeking to develop our capacity to carry out certificated casework.

Experience of running a busy publicly-funded caseload is essential. Experience of community care and public law will be an advantage.

Salary: £31,000 p.a. + 5% pension contribution

Closing date for applications: 27th of March 2015 Interviews: 1st or 2nd of April 2015

To apply, please email chris.minnoch@grhr.co.uk or call 020 8854 8848 to request an application pack. If you have less than 3 years PQE but significant experience of running a legal aid caseload please email a copy of your CV and we’ll contact you to discuss your suitability for the role.

Greenwich Housing Rights is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.

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