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SOUTH WEST LONDON LAW CENTRES

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JOB ADVERT – Housing or Community Care Solicitor

 

South West London Law Centres (SWLLC), one of the largest and most progressive Law Centres in the country, is seeking a Housing Solicitors/Caseworker  and Housing Paralegal  to be based at our Croydon office and other branch offices of SWLLC

 

We are looking to expand our 8 person housing team consisting of 5 solicitors, a caseworker and 2 paralegals across our 4 branch offices.  We run a wide range of housing work covered by Legal Aid including a significant amount of representation work as part of the housing court duty schemes in Croydon, Wandsworth and Kingston County Courts.  We are looking for an energetic lawyers, caseworkers and paralegals to help expand our work.  We are considering looking further at a range of fixed fees and conditional fee agreements for areas that have now gone out of scope of Legal Aid, as well as expanding the area we cover. 

 

We offer flexible working and generous benefits

 

Pay is competitive and the posts are available for an immediate start

 

Solicitor / Caseworker & Paralegal        

 

Salary:   Up to £34,942 p.a  (NJC Scale 35 including Inner London Weighting) depending on experience plus pension and generous working conditions

Reports to:                 Housing Team Leader

Term:                          Permanent

Based at:                    Croydon  - Travel may be required to our other branch offices and court duty schemes we operate.

 

Housing Paralegal                                          

Salary:                        £20,405 plus pension and generous working conditions

Reports to:                 Housing Team Leader

Term:                          Permanent

Based at:                    Croydon  - Travel may be required to our other branch offices and court duty schemes we operate.

 

The closing date for the post 9am on 17th May 2019 with interviews soon after. Both posts are available for an immediate start. If you would like to discuss the post further, please email recruitment@swllc.org. Applications should be in the form of a covering letter addressing the role specification and a CV. 

 

Please find the application pack here and the JD for the Caseworker role here and paralgeal here