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Date Added: Sat 14/01/2023

Solicitor For Landlord And Tenant Litigation Department

Lewes, BN7, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Title: Solicitor for Landlord and Tenant Litigation Department

Contract period: Fulltime

Office Based: Uckfield, East Sussex

Hours of work: Contractually 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (inclusive of 1 hour lunch break) Mondays to Fridays Note: office closes at 5:00 pm

Probation period: x 4 Months

Salary: Subject to qualification and experience

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays Plus all Bank Holidays (Pro-rata)

Health insurance: Individual health insurance (subject to successful completion of probation)

An overview

HRGO Recruitment are looking for compassionate and committed Lawyer with 1-3 years PQE to work in their Landlord and Tenant department, (please note this is not conveyancing or property.)

Typically, this is standard and accelerated possession matters, but can extend to defended proceedings, together with advice on relevant Landlord and Tenant Legislation.

Clients range from private Landlords with a single property to large managing agents and insurance companies.

You would be working with 4 Litigation Fee Earners and 4 Administration Case Handlers, which you would be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the department's caseload including contentious and defended matters as well as handling your own contentious cases. You will report to the Compliance Director of the firm.

Qualification & Experience Level

Ideally this role would suit a newly qualified Mid-Junior Solicitor looking to stay in a business for the long term, with prospects to moving up to senior level in the practise to further their career path.

PQE - 1-3 years or 3- 6 years (will consider newly qualified based on experience)

This will include the following tasks (this is not an exhaustive list):

Fee earning

To gain enough technical experience to undertake fee-earning work and deal with defended and complex cases, particularly, matters that have been allocated to the fast track/multi-track

Deal with appropriate drafting and comply with court directions and orders.

Must work towards quickly being capable of working independently on smaller matters and providing effective support on larger matters.

Correspond with clients and other parties ( Defendant/court/other solicitors/managing agents) as directed.

Liaise with clients regarding the current status of cases.

Issue possession claims using the possession claims online system

Complete paper applications for the court including manual possession applications, accelerated applications and warrant applications.

Please click apply now and if successful a consultant from Eastbourne branch will give you a call
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