In-House Legal Advocate

Job Title: In-House Legal Advocate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: up to £35,000
REF: 933
Contact Name: Duane Cormell
Contact Email: duane@realmrecruit.com

In this In-house Legal Advocate role, you will provide specialist advice, representation and support to Housing Associations and Charities who provide supported accommodation in the UK. 

The firm offer flexible working and you will be able to split your time between working at home and in the office, depending on your other commitments. This is a really interesting opportunity for someone with a legal background who would like to work flexibly and make a real difference. 

In-house Legal Advocate – Greater Manchester

The company & role 

  • A newly formed organisation that works closely with registered charities, social landlords and voluntary organisations 

  • You will deal provide advice relating to housing benefit claims, housing benefit decisions, Section 21 notices and applications for possession 

  • You will also represent clients at housing benefit appeal hearings and possession hearings 

  • The founders of the company have extensive experience in resolving complex disputes and supporting clients through the Housing Claims process 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Bolton, St Helens, Wigan, Bury and Chorley 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Flexible working 

  • Home working 

  • Car allowance 

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 

  • Free parking 

  • Company pension 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Legal Advocate with experience of dealing with housing benefits claims, housing possession claims and exempt accommodation regulations 

  • Will have a law degree or completed the LPC 

  • Will have a full UK driving licence to meet clients or travel to Court/tribunals 

  • Will have excellent communication and problem-solving skills 

  • Will have good time management skills and attention to detail 

How to apply for this In-house Legal Advocate role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Duane on 03300 245 606 or email duane@realmrecruit.com 

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