Salary £41,915 - £54,540 pa
Job Location: London Bridge - There will be flexibility to work between the office and home in line with business needs
Hours: 36 per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Are you a motivated and passionate qualified Lawyer looking for a new challenge working for the UK's largest Housing Association?
We're currently recruiting for a Litigation Lawyer to join our growing team in London Bridge and we're looking for exceptional people to apply.
In a nutshell, you'll be responsible for providing high quality legal advice and representation on litigation related matters and other legal matters to all internal clients, in particular housing management, leasehold and service charge matters.
Some of the key duties will include:
Personally, to provide legal advice and representation (including advocacy) in housing and leasehold litigation matters, including but not limited to ASB injunction applications, disrepair and condition claims, claims for possession, leasehold management, service charge disputes and debt recovery, in order to protect the interests of Clarion and its Group partners.
To assist in developing the in-house legal provision to meet the needs of Clarion and its Group partners, ensuring that legal work is carried out in-house where this is more cost effective to do so (but subject to capacity) and that communication between instructing officers and the Legal Services team is effective and efficient.
To assist in the development of and to implement processes and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective provision of litigation services across Clarion and its Group partners. To comply with the approved processes and procedures, including maintaining such data records and registers as required by the Head of Legal Services and Principal Litigation Lawyer.
To be successful in this role we'll require you to have significant experience as a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with experience of all types of housing litigation including ASB cases, claims for possession, disrepair and conditions claims. You'll also come to us with experience of advocacy in courts and tribunals. Experience of working in a housing association, public sector body or other housing environment is desirable but not essential.
If you feel your attributes, experience and skillset match our requirements, then we'd love to hear from you.
What you can expect from us
Here at Clarion we're dedicated to rewarding hard work and commitment and providing benefits that support you and your lifestyle. As standard we offer;-
Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates
Initial 25 Days annual leave (plus bank holiday), increasing to 30 days after 3 years' service.
A flexible benefit scheme tailored to you, inclusive of healthcare options, dental insurance, restaurant card and cycle to work along with 1% of your salary to spend on whichever approved benefit you like!
Matched pension contributions of up to 7.5% of your salary with generous life assurance
Flexible and agile working for the majority of our employees.
Company Bonus Scheme
Eye care vouchers
Holiday trading scheme allowing you to buy and sell leave
Free counselling and legal advice scheme for you and your family
Interest free loans for season ticket and study leave
Our commitment to equality and diversity means that we are keen to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including but not limited to part-time working and job share, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave, and compassionate leave.
Closing Date: Tuesday 5th October at midnight
For further details on this vacancy and to download the role profile please visit our website at or click 'apply'.
Applicants must be able to travel across the region as required.
You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship.
Diversity and Inclusion
We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.
We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.