Property Litigation Lawyer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£43,860 per annum
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
ZA/027561
Job Title
Lawyer
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in North West London in their search for a Property Litigation Lawyer. The position is being offered on a 12 month fixed term contract to start ASAP.

The successful Property Litigation Lawyer will be required to provide proactive, clear and concise legal advice and assistance to the Housing Client Department.

You will provide specialist legal advice and assistance on all aspects of recovery of arrears of service and major works charges due to the councils long residential leases through possession proceedings and forfeiture.

You will need to show an ability to work proactively, as you will be required to consult and advise the client department on strategies to reduce the likelihood of arrears but also increase the collection of arrears when they happen.

As the successful Property Litigation Lawyer, you will have experience conducting litigation up to and including trial, and will instruct Counsel as appropriate. There will also be a requirement to manage legal assistants on an ad hoc basis.

As this is a fixed term contract role, our client is seeking candidates available on no more than 4 weeks’ notice. Our client is looking to ideally interview week commencing Monday 28th February 2021.

Previous local authority experience within this area of law would be advantageous. You will be required to have a current practising certificate.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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