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Job ad – Islington

Islington Law Centre is recruiting!

We are seeking an Experienced Housing Outreach Solicitor/Caseworker to join our team.

Islington Law Centre is looking to recruit an experienced housing outreach caseworker to join its housing team.

We are seeking a practitioner with experience in the full range of housing work: to include defending possession proceedings, allocations, homelessness and disrepair.

We are looking for someone to work 3 days per week providing an outreach service at three venues across Islington.    The sessions are half day sessions and the caseworker will provide direct housing advice and follow up work.  The caseworker will work with the housing team to refer into the Law Centre more complex cases.   A good knowledge of housing law and the legal aid scheme will be required for this post.

The Law Centre holds LAA contracts in housing and welfare benefits, public law and immigration.

Islington Law Centre currently co-ordinates one of the LAA’s housing duty possession schemes running at Clerkenwell and Shoreditch County Court.

Salary:  £17,800 pa for 3 days pw.

For an application pack please contact Aniko Shabani on

For an informal discussion please contact Stuart Hearne on or tel: 0207 288 7651.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 6th January 2020 at 5.00pm

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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