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Job Ads – South London, Camden, North Wales


Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP

Housing Paralegal

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors is a long-established yet still growing law firm in the top 200 firms in England. We have decades of experience and a modern forward-looking approach and are now considered one of the leaders in our respected fields.
  • The ethos of our practice is simple yet effective, we are committed to doing what is best for our clients, through our expertise, personable approach, ability to build strong relationships and professionalism.

About the Housing Team:

Anthony Gold’s ‘ground-breaking’ team is a recognised leader in this area and wins praise for its ‘knowledge, imagination and dedication,’ advising owners on new build repairs. It is well respected by clients and peers.

About the role:

The Paralegal role for Housing will be 2-year fixed term contract, which can be extended and will be responsible for supporting fee-earners in the area of housing litigation cases. This will be based mainly at our Elephant & Castle office and occasional visits to our Streatham office.

Job specification

Your role will include the following, but additional tasks may be added as appropriate for the role:

To assist in the provision of administrative and legal services for clients, including:

  • Working with a partner and solicitors on repairs focused litigation cases.
  • Interviewing clients, taking and drafting statements
  • Casework & providing advice to clients.
  • Handling new client enquiries
  • To assist where requested the provision of legal advice to clients, under supervision.
  • Delegate and supervise tasks where appropriate.
  • Work as a part of several teams under the supervision of a Partner of the firm.
  • Provide an efficient and friendly service to our clients.
  • Produce plain English letters and documents as required.
  • Manage professionally and confidentially, written and telephone correspondence with clients, other solicitors and third parties
  • Maintain client care standards as set out in the firm’s terms of business and office manual.
  • Continue to develop your legal ability by:
    • Keeping fully up-to-date with the relevant areas of law and practice
    • Understanding the fee structure and costs aspect of funding
    • to comply with the rules of conduct and regulation governing our practice

Qualifications and experience

  • Previous experience of working as a paralegal in civil litigation preferably housing
  • Degree in Law/CILEx or previous experience of working in a similar role

Person Specification

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good customer focus
  • Flexible and proactive approach with ‘can do’ attitude
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Focuses on the detail to a realistic level
  • Interested in problem solving and solution focused

Please send your CV to if you are interested in the role.

Closing date 21 January 2023




Caseworker/Solicitor-Violence Against Women and Girls Project

Salary- £35,000-£40,000 depending on experience

Key duties:

This is a new post within the organisation part funded by the London Borough of Camden’ Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) project.

The postholder will be required to provide support to families and victims of domestic abuse referred by the local authority. The postholder will be expected to have a strong background in housing casework and a working knowledge of other legal issues concerning VAWG.

Applicants are referred to the job description for this post on our website at To apply please submit your CV and cover letter explaining your interest in the post. Applications must be submitted to Subject Caseworker/Solicitor Recruitment by no later than 6 February 2023 @ 12 noon.

Closing date for applications is 6 February 2023 @ 12 noon


New Law Centre in North Wales

Job Title: Senior Housing Solicitor

Salary: £35,000 – £37,000 per annum

Llandudno Junction, Conwy


We require a passionate and experienced Welsh-speaking solicitor with a strong commitment to social justice to lead our legal team and our housing casework. This is a rare opportunity to significantly influence the design and delivery of an exciting new service. The post holder will form part of a small, dedicated team launching a new Law Centre in North Wales.

Summary of Main Responsibilities:

  • Help us establish and grow our service to meet the needs of people living across the North Wales region.
  • As Senior Solicitor, to provide direction to and supervision of all legal work carried out by the organisation.
  • Have conduct of and be responsible for the delivery of advice, casework, support and representation for clients from across North Wales on housing issues.
  • Work in partnership with our family solicitor to provide specialist housing advice and representation to people experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Identify opportunities to achieve positive change for communities through strategic litigation.
  • Work in partnership with community venues, advice agencies and other agencies to ensure the needs of local people are met and that social policy work is co-ordinated to prevent problems occurring wherever possible.
  • To inform and participate in our public legal education work, to promote the Law Centre and a rights-respecting culture in North Wales.
  • Must be able to meet the Legal Aid Agency supervisor standard for housing. At least three years post qualification experience of specialist Housing Law advice.

Law Centres are dynamic and exciting places to work, and setting up a new Law Centre is a challenging, exciting and ambitious project. As well as providing specialist legal advice and representation, building partnerships with local organisations in the legal and advice sectors, strengthening community knowledge about legal rights and responsibilities, and helping to create a rights-respecting culture in our region will be integral to our work.

If you’re interested in working with us but unsure about the roles advertised, would like to volunteer, or discuss the possibility of working with us in the future, we’d love to hear from you!

Apply on website at


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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