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Job ads. Greenwich, Croydon/East Dulwich/Peterborough

Greenwich Housing Rights

Social Justice Lawyers wanted!

1 x Senior Housing Solicitor (LAA Housing Casework Supervisors) up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
1 x Housing Solicitor/caseworker – up to £32,000 per annum depending on experience

Greenwich Housing Rights (GHR) is highly respected, providing specialist legal advice and representation to our local community and surrounding boroughs.

We are social justice lawyers, fighting for the housing rights of over 3000 local people every year, through:
• casework funded by Legal Aid Agency contracts in Greenwich and Bromley
• running the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme in Bromley and Woolwich County Courts
• advising and helping beyond the confines of the Legal Aid Contract on all areas of housing and to all incomes, through funding from the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

We are looking to expand the specialist help and representation provided to clients and want to recruit lawyers with experience of fighting for clients in the full range of housing work, to include defending possession proceedings, homelessness and disrepair.

Both posts are 35 hours per week and we will consider flexible working. We offer 30 days leave per annum and pay 8% pension contribution.

Our new colleague will be expected to manage primarily a legal aid caseload, carry out their own administration, meet billing targets and contribute toward the team.

You can download the recruitment pack from our website at If you have any problems downloading the pack, or would like to discuss the roles before you apply please contact Pamela Robotham at

Closing date for applications: 10 am Wednesday the 28 May 2019. Interviews: week beginning the 3rd June 2019


GT Stewart Solicitors

Head of Housing 

An exciting opportunity to lead a talented and diverse Housing Department in an award-winning practice. GT Stewart are deeply committed to delivering Legal Aid without compromising on quality or service. A team with solid foundations and multiple contracts: Croydon, East Dulwich and Peterborough, GT Stewart Housing Department deliver holistic advice with the support of their colleagues in Crime, Community Care, Public Law, Court of Protection, AAP, Mental Health, Family and Crime Appeals teams. From Leeds to Kent GT Stewart have a national presence with a reputation for delivering exceptional results where every client matters.

An opportunity to take the next step into management or as an existing manager, make the move to a firm who support the wellbeing and flexible working ideals of their staff. Knowledge of performance management is essential as is a track record of meeting time and fees targets, training on performance management would be ideal but can be provided.

GT Stewart have market leading innovative IT solutions, run a paperlite office with a Cloud platform at the current edge of digital legal services delivery. The salary will be between £45,000 and £50,000 depending on experience.

To register your interest and/or apply in complete confidentiality please contact Melanie Krudy

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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