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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.  You will also assist with the training and support of volunteer advisers and students on placement.

In recent years we have experienced a surge in demand for housing advice and representation and we are seeking to expand our team to cater for that demand.  We are appointing on a fixed-term basis but hope to extend the contract to help us meet the challenges ahead.

Experience of running a busy caseload is essential.  Experience of related areas of law, such as welfare benefits, community care and public law will be an advantage.

Salary: £26,000 – £29,000 p.a. (pro rata) + 5% pension contribution

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract with the possibility of extension.

Closing date for applications:    4.00pm, Friday the 10th of July 2015

Interviews: Likely to be during the week commencing the 13th of July 2015.  However we realise that many potential candidates will have limited availability during July so we aim to be as flexible as possible about interview dates.

To apply, please email or call 020 8854 8848 to request an application pack.

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


Lester Morrill Solicitors – Leeds

Assistant Solicitor, 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.

Apply with CV and salary expectations to

Helen Butterworth, Lester Morrill, 27 Park Square West, Leeds, LS1 2PL

Or by email to (direct applications only: strictly no canvassers).

Closing date 10 July 2015. Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline.

Lester Morrill Solicitors is committed to equal opportunities.

About Giles Peaker

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, and still is Nearly Legal on Google +.
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