Housing Legal Officer Locum

We are working with a Local Authority in the Greater Manchester Region looking for a Housing Legal Officer to join their team for an initial 3-month period.

The successful candidate must have upwards of 6 months’ legal experience in:

  • Housing law matters
  • Good knowledge on civil procedure rules involving housing disrepair pre-action protocol
  • Managing a caseload independently and instructing Counsel
  • Drafting, researching and analysing legal documents

You will need to have experience of handling your own legal caseload of housing disrepair matters.

The Council offers a flexible working environment.

Pay rate is between £20-30 per hour.

The local authority is looking for a candidate to start as soon as possible. Due to the urgent nature of the role, we are looking to speak to candidates available on no more than 2 weeks’ notice. Previous Housing legal experience in a local authority is essential.

To register your interest in the role, please send your updated CV to mmusoke@lawabsolute.com

Working through LAW Absolute

As the first recruitment agency to specialise only in placing interim lawyers, LAW Absolute has a long history in supporting lawyers who want to work flexibly and in control of their career.

We are able to offer our contractors a range of challenging opportunities across private practice, corporates, financial services and within the not-for-profit sector. With over 20 years of placing contract lawyers in these markets, we have built excellent networks and many of the lawyers that we work with are contract lawyers that we have successfully placed on multiple assignments, allowing them to work with autonomy and build their career in the way they choose to. For our clients, we have worked closely with legal teams to help them plan and manage delivery of their services in a more efficient way in terms of resources, costs and timescales.

To find out more about how LAW Absolute can assist you, or your team, through flexible working, please contact us or visit www.lawabsolute.com

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

 

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Melanie Musoke

Melanie Musoke

Consultant - Local Government