Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator

25 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator
Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary: GBPNegotiable - dependant on experience

Are you an avid problem solver with the ability to develop and thrive relationships? Are you a Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator who is on the lookout for a new and exciting opportunity?

Ginger Recruitment are delighted to be partnered with one of the UK's most accomplished law firms who are growing exponentially year after year. Due to continued growth and expansion, our highly covetable client is now looking to add an experienced Family Solicitor to their forward-thinking and specialist team in Blackburn.

The successful Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator will provide efficient and effective legal advice, assistance and representation for private and CFA funded clients maintaining the highest standards of professional expertise and client care at all times.

You will be responsible for dealing quickly and efficiently with your clients. You will ensure that cases are conducted in accordance with Law Society/SRA guidelines and compliance with Lexcel procedures.

As the Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator you will be responsible for:
- Deal with clients requiring housing disrepair advice in person, managing the clients expectations
- Provide written advice to the client, where necessary
- Maintain proper diary systems i.e. court dates, limitation dates and timetables set by courts
- Produce documents and instructions and obtain expert reports
- Negotiate settlements with other parties
- Attend court alone or with counsel, and conduct own advocacy where necessary/ appropriate
- Brief counsel, where necessary/appropriate
- Assess clients for legal representation
- Submit interim and final bills on a regular basis where required
- Travel to other branch offices and other locations as required in order to carry out casework
- Meet chargeable time, financial and other targets, as set by the Partners
- Attend meetings and training sessions, where relevant to general casework

The successful Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator will have the following skills, experience and qualifications:
- Communication - written and spoken, active listening
- Ability to learn
- Computer Literacy
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Understanding of the firms business and the marketplace
- Role model best practices

If youre interested in finding out more about the day to day Housing Disrepair Solicitor / Litigator role, and what this truly unique company has to offer, then please forward your CV to (url removed) or call Kim now on (phone number removed)

Ginger Recruitment is an independent North-West recruitment consultancy, based in Ribchester. Servicing businesses across the Ribble Valley, Lancashire & the UK, we aim to build long-term relationships with clients and candidates to help find the right person for the vacancy. So, if its the next step on the career ladder or a complete career change, Ginger Recruitment can help. We recruit for a variety of businesses across the UK in a variety of sectors, so if you are looking for a new position then give us a call for an informal chat. One of our experienced REC qualified recruitment team can advise you on our current vacancies as well as any other recruitment enquiries you may have.

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