09/04/2015

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 offer a friendly place to work with excellent benefits including healthcare and a strong commitment to learning and development.  The dedicated people we employ are all positive, focused and truly professional.

Supporting the Head of Legal Services in our ever busy Operations Directorate, you’ll manage a large caseload primarily consisting of housing management litigation, as well as general legal and procedural advice.

In addition, you’ll draft pleadings, attend Court and manage cases to their conclusion. Extensive PQE, a strong understanding of housing management, landlord and tenant law, alongside good interpersonal skills and a willingness to travel (with some overnight stays) are essential for this role.

In return we offer a competitive benefits package and tailored career development.

For more information please contact Katrina Robinson, Head of Legal Services on 020 3202 3621.

There will be a written assessment as part of the interview process.

Please note the start date for this post will be August 2015.

Equal Opportunities

At Viridian, we believe that equality and diversity are of fundamental importance to the work we do. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.

How to apply
Please complete the application form online. The link to the form is below. If you take the option to register with us you can save your details and do not have to complete the form in one sitting. If you are unable to use the online process please contact HrSupport@viridianhousing.org.uk and we will send you an application pack
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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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