Role: In House Lawyer – 12 month FTC with potential to be permanent
Salary: Circa £60,000 and benefits
An excellent opportunity has arisen within a well established company based in London who are looking to recruit a In House Lawyer to their Legal Services Team. The team offer advice and support to all areas of Property, Housing and Litigation, including but not limited to: ASB, Injunctions, Disrepair, Income Recovery, Possession and Landlord & Tenant Law and conduct both court and tribunal work.
Within this role you will have both supervisory and delivery responsibilities and be expected to provide sound legal advice to the internal client group. You will be responsible to lead the legal team which consists of 2 Solicitors and 3 Paralegals / Trainees. You will deliver departmental vision and ensure that the team is adhering to its service level agreement.
You will be experienced in all kinds of property, landlord and tenant and housing management matters, both contentious and non-contentious and be comfortable in advising the group in respect of policy and procedure.
The successful candidate will be:
• A qualified Solicitor with a right to practice in England and Wales.
• Experienced in practicing in Property / Housing Management (preferably from a landlord / developers perspective)
• Financially literate.
• Experienced as a Supervisor and have previous line management experience.
• A team player with excellent people management skills.
In return, our client will provide you with a choice of flexible benefits, salary exchange benefits, and rewards and discounts. You will also receive an annual allowance of £300 to use towards health and lifestyle benefits. Discounted childcare vouchers and cycling equipment throughout the year. You will receive 25 days holiday. Your hours will be 35 hours per week.
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