Housing Solicitor 2 years PQE- Legal Aid

Housing Solicitor Job – 2 Years PQE- Legal Aid

Oliver Fisher is looking to recruit a Housing Solicitor. We are looking for a Solicitor with experience in dealing with Possession matters, Homelessness Appeals, Disrepair and Unlawful Eviction cases. The candidate must have a Legal Aid background with at least 2 years’ PQE experience. We are a Legal 500 recognised firm, employing over 25 staff.

Salary range: £32,000 – £40,000 PA

Skills Required:

This role will involve dealing with a broad range of possession, homelessness, disrepair and unlawful eviction matters. The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with publicly funded as well as private matters. Experience of using the LAA portal is essential to this role.

Apply now by sending your cv and covering letter by email to recruitment@oliverfisher.co.uk

General Information:

Please note that due to the number of applications we receive we are not always able to respond to each applicant individually.

Trainees & Paralegals:  Normally our trainees are recruited initially as Paralegals and, provided we are happy with their performance, they then progress to a training contract. At present we have one trainee.

The qualities we are looking for in a prospective trainee (this is not an exhaustive list) include the following:-

  • High academic qualifications. We do not normally consider applicants with less than a 2:1 degree, although we sometimes make exceptions to this rule if other academic qualifications are particularly good;
  • Good commercial awareness and ability to use ones initiative when required;
  • High understanding of, and approach to, law and procedure;
  • Enthusiasm and interest for the areas of law in which the firm specialises;
  • Practical experience of the workplace, dealing with a wide cross section of people;
  • Experience of working in a legal environment;
  • Interests and achievements outside the workplace and the law

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