(Re-train) Housing Litigation Solicitor

Job Title: (Re-train) Housing Litigation Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Civil Litigation
Salary: £30,000+
REF: 530
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
Contact Email: lucy.wickham@realmrecruit.com
Job Published: Thursday 12 Sep 2019

This is a re-train opportunity for a solicitor with a strong litigation background to move into housing litigation work with an immensely ambitious firm that is currently in fast-growth mode. After receiving thorough training, you will be responsible for managing a caseload of housing disrepair cases that could be both litigated and not litigated, and you will be expected to work on each case with confidence. This role comes with a clear and transparent progression structure and a healthy work/life balance.


(Re-train) Housing Litigation Solicitor - Manchester

The company

  • Fast growing firm that is developing a full-service offering
  • Down-to-earth culture and flat management structure
  • Family friendly, flexible, and promote a healthy work/life balance
  • Recently refurbished offices with excellent facilities
  • Clear and transparent progression structure
  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire 


The ideal candidate

  • Solicitor – open to all PQE’s
  • At least 2 years’ experience of managing fast track litigated cases
  • Excellent fact finding skills and telephone manner
  • Good working knowledge of CPR
  • Background in drafting court documents/witness statements/instructions to counsel with no supervision
  • Organised with great interpersonal skills



  • Flexible & home working
  • Competitive holiday allowance & birthday off
  • Employee shares


The next step

To register your interest in this opportunity to re-train as a Housing Litigation Solicitor, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively, contact Lucy at Realm Recruit.

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