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Solicitor (Housing) | Leicester | 3 months | £17 per hour Ltd


Our local authority client are currently seeking a Solicitor to join their team in Loughborough for initially a 3 month contract with possible extension.

The successful candidate will be a solicitor (contentious/non contentious) with emphasis on Housing Litigation.

Experience:
Essential:
1. NQ - 1 years pqe experience of dealing with contentious and non-contentious work 

Desirable:
1. Local Government legal work 
2. Knowledge and supporting Principal Property and Planning Solicitor with attendance at Committees and/or Panels Knowledge

Knowledge/Skills:
Essential:
1 Advocacy before the County and Magistrates’ Courts 
2 Sound knowledge of law and practice of Criminal and Civil Litigation, Land and Property, Town & Country Planning and/or other Regulatory Legislation 
3. Drafting a range of Legal documents relevant to contentious and non contentious workload 
4. Use of Office 2003 Time recording / Case Management packages Online legal research Tools. Competent Computer User 
5 Legal Research and analysis 
6 Excellent written skills 

Desirable:
1. General knowledge of the law and practice of Local Government Administration 
2. Experience of non-contentious matters including drafting of contracts/agreements 

Qualifications:
Admitted Solicitor

Interpersonal Skills:
Good Communicator, including on the telephone 
Negotiation Skills 

To apply please forward your most recent CV directly to the consultant, Michael Wilde at michael.wilde@deekay.co.uk, and not via the website.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

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