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    Property Litigation Solicitor - 0-3 Yrs - Flexible location

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Property Litigation
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/01/2021
  • Job reference: 48256_1611055326

Property Litigation | Associate or Principal Associate | Flexible Location | Salary Negotiable

The Firm

My Client is one of the biggest Law Practices with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2019 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, they are immensely proud of the work they carry out for their clients and the culture they provide to their people.

The Department

Property Litigation team acts for public and private sector landlords, tenants and real estate developers, and our client base includes local authorities, NHS Trusts, housing associations, social landlords, blue chip retailers and owner managed businesses

The role

This is an opportunity to join a 27-strong, fast-growing, national property litigation team, currently operating out of four offices: Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester. The team has doubled in size over the last five years and is expected to continue to expand.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of mixed property litigation work, both commercial and housing/residential. At least initially, the work will be predominantly defendant housing disrepair.
  • Caseload includes commercial cases such as estate management work, possession actions, business lease renewals, injunctions etc.
  • Caseload also includes residential cases such as possessions, rent recovery, disrepair etc. for both housing association and other residential landlords
  • Assist other case handlers with their caseloads
  • Support and develop more junior members of the team
  • Assist with business development and profile-raising initiatives including networking events
  • Complete MI procedures as required
  • Achieve set targets/KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, compliance and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant and client policies and procedures

The person specification

  • Qualified solicitor
  • At least 3 years' post qualification (property litigation work is essential)
  • Technically strong and good communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • A team player, who can work as part of a team and on own initiative

The firm supports and encourages flexible working arrangements

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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