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Housing Disrepair Solcitor

Posted 1 February by JMC LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED Easy Apply Ended

This top 200 firm nestled in the heart of the City London, will offer you market leading training and exposure to some of the most reported cases in the country. They are a top tier employment firm who have altered the landscape alongside personal injury matters, and will only take on a quality of work high enough to match their astounding reputation. In practice for nearly 100 years they have picked up countless accolades and continue to do so. The opportunity for growth within this firm is unparalleled.

The Firm

With a heritage dating back nearly 100 years this top tier firm are now one of the most experienced in both Personal Injury and Employment Law nationally. The firm advocate the belief that justice should be there for the working people and have intimate ties to trade union movements. This engrained ethos can be seen in 100% claimant only work, representing the abused or injured and never the organisation. The staff in this firm embody this culture and create an environment where achieving justice is followed only by a welcoming atmosphere.

You will join a team of 40+ staff members passionate in Employment Law, Personal Injury, and Social matters. Although you will find a cohesive and driven unit, work-life balance remains a constant principal. Due to the excellent training providing they will give you all the tools necessary to use your time effectively; you will rarely find individuals working outside of their standard working hours or sacrificing familial or personal commitments. The team here are absolutely driven to work for each other and achieve group success - you will never lack support.

The role

This is an incredibly unique role for a Solicitor experienced in Housing Disrepair on the tenant side, to join any of this firms 15 large offices.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience of housing disrepair work and an ability to conduct cases from beginning to end. A strong knowledge of Tort Law in Housing Disrepair, CPR rules on evidence, litigation, funding, and assessing on quantum is highly desirable. The role will also have a cross referral element in the personal industry department, dealing with primarily with injury caused by poor living conditions.

The candidate will be in an excellent position to receive a large deal of cross referral work from all offices, and be in a prime position for quick progression due to heading up this newly created field for the practice.


  • You will have at least 2 years PQE, there is no upper limit.
  • Experience in Social Housing, Disrepair matters, and Personal Injury matters. The ideal candidate will have exposure to all elements. However, good exposure to any one element would be considered.
  • Due to the sensitive nature of the role excellent client care skills are essential.
  • You will be able to take on and manage your own caseload
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal forms
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

This is a great opportunity to join a flourishing Employment department in the heart of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

Reference: 34376953

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