Job ad – SW London

SOUTH WEST LONDON LAW CENTRES

Legal Action for Local Communities

JOB ADVERT – Housing Caseworker / Solicitor

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking two Community Care and Housing Solicitor/Caseworker to be based in either of offices in Kingston or Wandsworth.

We are looking to expand our capacity to undertake community care casework and there is considerable demand for housing work. There are currently 11 solicitors in the housing team and one trainee. One of the solicitors also undertakes community care casework.  We run a wide range of housing and community care cases covered by Legal Aid including a significant amount of representation work as part of the housing court duty schemes. We are considering looking further at a range of fixed fees and conditional fee agreements for areas that have now gone out of scope of Legal Aid.

Community Care & Housing Solicitor / Caseworker

We are looking to expand our team and are willing to consider applicants at the start of their career as well as those with significant experience.

Salary:                         Up to £33,510 p.a (NJC Scale 35 including Inner London) depending on experience

Reports to:                 Team Leader

Term:                           Permanent

Based at:                 Wandsworth or Kingston. Travel will be required to Croydon for Court Duty.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 29th January 2018.  Please visit http://www.swllc.org/solicitor.phpfor more details.

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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