Lawyer (Housing and Litigation)

Salary details: £38229 - £41025

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Salary Details
£38229 - £41025
Additional Allowances
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent; 35
Closing Date
03 April 2018 11:00 PM 
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Greenwich Legal Services is committed to being a high performing in house legal service which plays an essential part in the achievement of the priorities and objectives of the Royal Borough of Greenwich for the benefit of our community. We aim to achieve this in relation to our Clients and Services, our Staff and achieving value for money. 

Greenwich Legal Services is undergoing a period of transformation with these aims in mind and you could be part of that transformation. We are looking to recruit keen talented and committed individuals to this role.

We are seeking a Housing Lawyer to join our busy team dealing with a varied caseload and providing legal advice,  support and representation to  the Council

The main work includes:-

  • Advising and providing legal representation to Tenancy and Housing Income Officers
  • Managing a varied caseload of Housing related matters including possession proceedings, anti-social behaviour injunctions, disrepair.
  • Managing a caseload of non-Housing related matters on behalf of the Council generally
  • Attending the County Court and Magistrates Court as the Council’s representative 

The successful candidate must be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive able to demonstrate experience of all aspects of the law relating to Housing and Litigation

If you are interested in joining an accessible in house Team which is integral to shaping the future of the Royal Borough of Greenwich apply now.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Azuka Onuorah on 0208 921 5123.


For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Azuka Onuorah ;    Azuka.Onuorah@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     5179  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977


Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.