City of London – Senior Lawyer (Housing)

Posted on 19th January 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Housing, Litigation
Location City of London
Deadline 31st January 2022

Job Description

Apply here by 31 January 2022

Comptroller and City Solicitor’s Department – Contracts and Litigation Division

Salary: The basic salary range for the post is £40,750 to £46,150 inclusive of London Weighting, the post also attracts an additional Market Forces Supplement (MFS) of £3570 which is non-contractual. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at base point of the salary range.
Basic: £34,040 – £39,440; LW: £6,710; MFS: £3,570
Ref: COM121

About us
The City of London has a rich cultural heritage whilst at the same time being a world class business, trading and financial services centre, and a thriving, cosmopolitan capital, with iconic commercial buildings such as the Gherkin, Heron Tower and the Shard.

The role
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Lawyer (Contracts & Litigation Division), on a permanent basis, to provide legal advice on, and manage a caseload of housing and property matters including rent arrears, housing possession, housing fraud, ASB, encroachments/trespass, service charge arrears, breach of leasehold covenants and other general debt recovery. The role also requires attending Court and undertaking appropriate advocacy.

About you
We are looking for applicants who are solicitors or barristers with some post qualification experience. The position requires the successful candidate to possess a general level of knowledge and expertise in the area of housing law, to be able to give professional legal advice to a wide range of clients. The successful candidate will need to be able to manage the expectations of clients, to ultimately bring the cases to a satisfactory conclusion.

Appointment will be on the basis of experience, skills and abilities demonstrated in relevant fields.

We’re committed to equal opportunities at The City of London, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for completed applications is 31 January 2022 at 12pm. Interviews will be held on 8 February 2022. To apply online, please visit Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number COM121. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Apply here by 31 January 2022

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City of London Corporation


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