Housing Disrepair Solicitor/Legal Executive

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

Are you a skilled litigator/solicitor passionate about advocating for tenants’ rights and ensuring safe and habitable living conditions? Look no further! My client is a leading legal Personal Injury Solicitors and due to expansion they are seeking a dedicated Housing Disrepair Litigator/Solicitor to join their esteemed team.

Position Overview: As a Housing Disrepair Litigator/Solicitor, you will play a pivotal role in representing tenants in cases of housing disrepair, pursuing legal action against landlords and property management companies to secure fair compensation and necessary repairs. You will leverage your legal expertise and advocacy skills to navigate complex housing laws, negotiate settlements, and litigate cases in court when necessary.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough assessments of housing disrepair claims, including property inspections and evidence gathering.
  • Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients regarding their rights and legal options.
  • Draft legal documents, including claim forms, letters of claim, and court pleadings.
  • Negotiate settlements with opposing parties to achieve favourable outcomes for clients.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, presenting compelling arguments and evidence to support their claims.


  • Qualified solicitor with 2 years of experience in housing disrepair litigation.
  • In-depth knowledge of landlord-tenant law, housing regulations, and relevant legislation.
  • Strong advocacy skills with a proven track record of successfully litigating cases.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Supportive work culture that values teamwork, integrity, and continuous learning.

If this role is of interest, please call Chris Orrell on 0161 914 7357 or forward your most recent CV to c.orrell@clayton-legal.co.uk.

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