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Osbornes Law

Osbornes Law is recruiting:

  • two full-time qualified solicitors with experience in any of the following areas: housing, community care, public law, and/or welfare benefits; and
  • a full-time paralegal with experience of legal aid costing

to join their expanding and award winning Housing & Social Care Team.

In respect of the solicitor roles, experience in all four practice areas is preferable but not a requirement. The roles will provide an exciting opportunity for the successful solicitors to handle a diverse case load.

Applications from solicitors of 0 to 5 years’ PQE will be considered.

The successful solicitor candidates will be given responsibility over their caseloads from the outset and are expected to have good knowledge of the law, current policies and legal aid. The successful candidates will also be supported by a close team of colleagues within an open plan office.

The successful paralegal candidate will gain valuable experience in costing for a variety of legal aid areas. This role may lead to opportunities to progress within the firm and to run their own caseload.

Salaries are highly competitive and benefits include flexible working and significant opportunities for learning and personal development.

Osbornes Law is a leading firm ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners based in Camden Town. The Housing & Social Care team is known for its diverse legal aid practice and commitment to their clients. Two solicitors in the department were recognised as Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year 2019 in the Social & Welfare and Children’s Rights categories respectively. The team are not afraid to take on complex and difficult legal challenges to help their clients, and would welcome two dedicated solicitors who are interested in a varied and rewarding role to join the team.

Apply by CV and cover letter to Sandra Hillard

Email: SandraHillard@osbornes.net

Osbornes Law

Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street

London NW1 0AE

Closing date 20 September 2019.

 

 


Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors Limited

Housing Solicitor 0-5 years PQE, Full Time  

 We have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor with 0-5 years PQE to join our successful, friendly and professional team.

We are recognised as one of the highest ranking law firms for housing law in the UK, and are ranked Band 1 in Chambers 2019 and listed Tier 1 in the Legal 500 for social housing law.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have good experience and working knowledge of housing law. The ideal candidate will have experience of the Legal Aid Portal (CCMS) and dealing with all areas of social housing law ranging from disrepair, possession and judicial reviews.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established and growing department with a national reputation.  They will be proactive and dedicated to delivering excellent client care.  They will also have the ability to manage a busy and varied workload, working independently and as part of a team.

We employ dedicated solicitors who excel in all areas of housing law, with particular experience in disrepair, possession, homelessness and unlawful evictions.

The firm offers a competitive salary & benefits, as well as excellent career prospects, broad training, first-class IT facilities and comprehensive administrative support.

Salary: Dependant on experience

Please send a covering letter and CV with your current salary to Leah Gill at lgill@hja.net

Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 30 August 2019 

 

 


TV Edwards LLP

HOUSING/PROPERTY LITIGATION SOLICITOR (1-3 PQE) LONDON – E1

TV Edwards LLP is renowned for providing good quality legal advice and representation. We are seeking a junior solicitor to join our growing housing team. This exciting opportunity will suit an individual who is looking to develop their career in housing and property law in a supportive environment.

You will be experienced in all aspects of housing law (including homelessness, possession proceedings and disrepair) and have a good knowledge of legal aid funding. Experience of property litigation including private client work and knowledge of CFAs would be an advantage. You will be joining a team which has been recognised by Chambers and Partners (ranked in Band 2 with 3 lawyers ranked individually) and the Legal 500 (Tier 2). We have good referral sources from local charities and NGOs who work with us together to achieve the best outcome for our clients.

Our staff are without doubt our best asset and we reward performance, provide flexible working practices and positively encourage every individual’s contribution as to how we deliver services. We are market leaders in legal sector IT infrastructure systems and billing. As acknowledged in our Lexcel accreditation, we offer excellent support and training opportunities.

For full job requirements please see the information pack available on our website.

Hours: full-time (minimum 35 per week)
Salary: dependent on experience;

23 days annual leave

Anticipated start date: October 2019

For further information and to apply visit

http://www.tvedwards.com/site/careers/opportunities

Note we will not process any applications where a TV Edwards application form has not been completed

Completed application forms together with an equality monitoring form must be sent by email to: nicola.senior@tvedwards.com

The deadline for applications is 9.30am Monday 9 September 2019

TV Edwards is an equal opportunities employer

 

 


Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre

Solicitor

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Working hours: 35 per week (flexible and job-share considered)

We require a solicitor for our Child Poverty Unit. This is an exciting opportunity for a solicitor to undertake strategic litigation that will improve life chances for children and families. We anticipate the project will include advice and litigation on housing, income and benefit issues and public law but there is a broad remit to develop the project.

We offer a wide range of benefits including 30 days annual leave, pension, enhanced family friendly policies, the possibility of flexible working and significant opportunities for learning, development and campaigning. We have newly refurbished offices in Hammersmith with excellent transport connections to the Piccadilly/District and Hammersmith & City Line tubes.

We have a 40-year history of providing an excellent service to the local community. Our patron is Supreme Court President, Lady Hale. In 2017 our Director won the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award.

Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all candidates who meet the person specification regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or race.

For an application pack email: hflaw@hflaw.org.uk

Closing date:  9 September 2019

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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