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Housing Management Lawyer

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£38,000.00 - 70,000.00
Private Practice
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Permanent role
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Housing Management Lawyer, Manchester, Competitive Salary, National firm

An exciting opportunity for a Housing Management Lawyer to join a national team in Manchester, with plenty of client contact and on-going training and support.

Your new company

A national firm, that is proud to offer what one of the largest housing management teams in the country, with lawyers based in Manchester, London and Southampton acting for clients across England & Wales. The firm offer strong sector focused advice across a wide range of legal areas, including corporate and commercial, planning and environment, procurement, development, construction, commercial property, finance, charging, sales, governance, renewable energy, housing and asset management, employment and HR, debt recovery, and property and commercial litigation.

Your new role

As a Housing Management Lawyer in the Social Housing team and Social Housing Finance team act for a large number of clients in respect of all aspects of housing management from the drafting of tenancy agreements and policies through to complex litigated matters with an extensive client base that includes many of the G15 providers in addition to regional and national RPs.

The instructions from the large number of Registered Providers of Social Housing include possession actions, injunctions, disrepair, leasehold queries and policy and procedure work, providing advice and representation in respect of a wide range of areas to include Anti-social behaviour, Injunctions & Possession, Disrepair, Leasehold & Service Charges, Equality Act and Human Rights matters, and on all areas impacting on RP's housing management function.

With regular appearances in the County Court, they also represent clients in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court notably in respect of the impact of Equality Act defences in mandatory possession claims.

What you'll need to succeed

They are looking for someone who will demonstrate talent, ambition and a real interest in the social housing sector. They are looking for you to have enough experience either in house or in private practice to be able to manage work with minimal supervision.

Advocacy experience will be advantageous, but is not essential, and you should be able to adapt your style to communicate effectively with a wide range of professional people, and must be enthusiastic about delivering excellent quality service to your clients.

What you'll get in return

They want to invest in your career and support you in being a recognised expert in your own right, so you will have plenty of one-to-one development and encouragement from your supervising partner and the wider team. They will ensure that you get a good level of client contact and early responsibility.

The team embraces a healthy attitude towards work-life balance and are generally regarded as a very nice place to work. You will be given the opportunity to be involved in interesting and varied work, often of a complex nature.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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