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Burke Niazi Solicitors

is seeking to recruit a newly qualified solicitor/experienced paralegal to join their Housing department at the South London office in Catford.

Other property experience is an advantage.

Salary according to experience.

Apply with covering letter and CV to harrietkaiser@burkeniazi.com

Closing date – 27th September 2016.

No agencies.

Website – www.burkeniazi.com


Are you passionate about social justice? Do you have a good legal mind and useful experience of conducting private and public law housing litigation? Are you open to continuous learning? Are you interested in serving the needs of disadvantaged people in the borough of Greenwich, surrounding areas and beyond?

Powell & Company Solicitors LLP

have a vacancy in the expanding housing law department of our firm based at Royal Arsenal Riverside, Woolwich, adjacent to the Crossrail station due to open shortly.

The role will involve handling the whole range of core housing work of possession claims, disrepair, homelessness and allocations and section 17 Children Act matters.

We have a legal aid housing law contract and Lexcel accreditation. You will need to be used to dealing with the LAA and of course CCMS!!

Knowledge and experience of conditional fee agreements would be an advantage as would the ability to be self-servicing to an extent. A willingness to conduct advocacy and experience of having done so would also be advantageous.

We have good supporting technology including voice recognition software and an excellent and simple to use time recording system.

We have many, many external referrals and potential clients and it is heart breaking to have to turn away disadvantaged individuals for much needed legal services. We also have internal referrals from our family law and clinical negligence casework teams.

Salary is competitive.

Experience of being able to work effectively as part of a team is essential.

Please send a covering letter and CV to me, Nik Antoniades at: nantoniades@powell-solicitors.co.uk

Deadline: 5:30pm 21 October 2016


Catalyst Housing/Winckworth Sherwood

Vacancy: Housing Solicitor (3+PQE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. We are looking for an ambitious housing lawyer to work in-house for one of our key housing association clients, Catalyst Housing. The role is currently being offered as a one year secondment based at Catalyst’s Ealing office.

This is a very important role for Winckworth Sherwood, with the successful candidate acting as a link between ourselves and our client. You will be the go-to legal adviser for our client and as a result will need to demonstrate:

  • the ability to make the complex understandable
  • a genuine desire to face exciting challenges
  • flexibility and pragmatism
  • enthusiasm and self-motivation

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who enjoys the in-house feel whilst at the same time receiving supervision and training from the wider team based at our offices in London Bridge.

For further information and to apply, see Winckworth Sherwood website

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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