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Job ad – Bristol


Bristol Law Centre

Housing Caseworker/Solicitor: Team Leader

Closing date: Monday, 16th May 2022

Bristol Law Centre is a charity providing free legal advice in specialist areas of social welfare law, and also represents clients in court.

We are seeking an experienced Housing Caseworker/Solicitor with a proven track record in income generation under a LAA contract to lead our dedicated and friendly team in our city centre office.

You will part of a friendly and growing Law Centre team seeking to continue to meet demand and serve clients in Bristol and neighbouring areas. Your caseload would be a varied mix of housing matters including possession claims, warrants of eviction, succession, disrepair, injunctions, unlawful eviction and homelessness.

Bristol Law Centre holds a legal aid contract for the housing possession duty scheme at Bristol County Court and Bath County Court on a shared rota basis, and you would provide advocacy on the County Court duty advice schemes.

This is an opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive team in a vibrant, artistic, historic and diverse city; surrounded by beautiful countryside at the gateway to Wales and the South-West. Our modern offices are situated close to Bristol Temple Meads station and the city centre, and we are open to discussing a blend of home and office working.

If you like the sound of this challenge we would be very interested to hear from you whether you currently have supervisor status / team leader experience or not. If after reading the job description and person specification and if you have any questions or would like an informal chat about the role then please contact Laura Williams on 0117 916 7718 or

The closing date for applications is noon Monday 16th May and interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th May.

Salary: £35,527

Annual Leave: 30 days’ leave per year – plus bank holidays and time between Christmas and New Year

7% employer pension contribution

Plus flexible, hybrid working policies and a commitment to training and development

 For full job pack and how to apply, visit our 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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