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    Head of Housing Law

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Housing
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 06/03/2020
  • Job reference: 44487_1583484462

Are you experienced in housing law and looking for an exciting new opportunity?

My Client is a successful law firm in Leeds who are looking for a solicitor to head up their new Housing Law department. The firm have been very successful in other areas and on the back of this expanding into housing. They require someone to help set up this new department and lead the team.

The Role:

  • The successful candidate will run their own caseload, as well as help develop the rest of the main
  • Health issues relating to disrepair i.e damp, water ingress
  • The termination of tenancies and licenses
  • Eviction (unlawful and harassment)
  • Right to protection from eviction.
  • Rent disputes between tenants and landlords

The ideal candidate will have experience in housing law and have the drive and desire to build their own department up from the ground. They will have good knowledge of the area of law and will want to expand and grow. It would be highly beneficial to have some legal aid experience.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary (dependant on experience), 20 days holidays plus Bank Holidays and Christmas and a pension scheme. The recruitment process will consist of an interview with the partners.

If this is of interest to you then please call Chris or Simon on 0113 397 9929 or forward your most recent CV to c.davies@clayton-legal.co.uk. Alternatively, if you would like to hear about the other roles we are currently recruiting for then give us a call.

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