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4 weeks ago

Head of Housing Disrepair

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Civil litigation

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000

Skills: Housing Disrepair

Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A leading law firm with offices across the North West is seeking an experienced solicitor to head up their Housing Disrepair Department in Manchester. This is a unique opportunity to lead a dynamic team and drive the department's growth and success.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the Housing Disrepair Department, ensuring the delivery of exceptional legal services.
  • Supervise and support a team of solicitors and paralegals, fostering a collaborative and productive working environment.
  • Handle complex and high-value housing disrepair cases, providing expert legal advice and representation.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the growth and success of the department.
  • Maintain and build relationships with clients, ensuring their needs are met with professionalism and efficiency.
  • Oversee case management processes, ensuring compliance with legal standards and firm policies.
  • Conduct regular team meetings and training sessions to enhance team performance and knowledge.
  • Monitor and review the department’s performance, implementing improvements where necessary.
  • Contribute to the firm’s overall goals and objectives, participating in business development and marketing activities.
Requirements:
  • At least 4 years PQE with substantial experience in housing disrepair cases.
  • Proven experience in managing or leading a team is advantageous.
  • Strong litigation and advocacy skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and implement effective plans.
  • Proficiency in using case management systems.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality client service.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Hybrid working arrangements for a better work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including generous holiday allowance.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled solicitor to lead a dedicated team in a reputable law firm. If you have the required experience and leadership skills, and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary and a range of benefits.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have strong experience as a housing disrepair solicitor - at least 4 years PQE - any supervisory/leadership experience is advantageous.

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