On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Solicitor / Legal Executive to work in their Housing Management Team based in Exeter. This role is suited to an experienced housing litigation Solicitor or FCILEx.
Clients of this firm enjoy working closely with their lawyers as they resolve disputes. The position has arisen in the Housing Management side of the team. This team deals with everything to do with managing client’s housing stock and their tenants’ conduct. Principally this involves dealing with disrepair claims, anti-social behaviour injunctions, breach of tenancy injunctions, possession claims, property and land disputes including adverse possession and boundary disputes, and leasehold disputes.
Members of the team regularly appear before County Courts and the Property Tribunal.
There is an expectation that you will conduct your own advocacy (at least through directions and case management hearings) as well as provide ad hoc advice to clients when required.
Additionally, there will be direct client contact outside of a case setting through the delivery of targeted training to clients, information to clients through newsletters and managing client relationships.
The successful applicant will have 4+ years litigation experience and a practical, proactive approach. In addition, you will need to be an effective communicator ensuring that all clients have the information they need. Supervising junior members of the team will form part of this role.
Experience in a similar sector would be advantageous.
Our client’s aim to take a flexible approach to our working hours and welcome applications from anyone who feels suited to the role but would like to discuss this first. Hybrid working is available for this role.
Please get in touch if you would like more information on this role or send us your CV below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.
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