Property Litigation Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, we are immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people.

The Department

Our Property Litigation team acts for public and private sector landlords, tenants and real estate developers, and our client base includes local authorities, NHS Trusts, housing associations, social landlords, blue chip retailers and owner managed businesses. We use bespoke case management systems to ensure that all documents are accurate and consistent, court procedures are followed and deadlines met.

The role

PLEASE NOTE:  This role will be based in Liverpool or Manchester.

This is an opportunity to join a 32-strong, fast-growing, national property litigation team, currently operating out of four offices: Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester. The team has more than doubled in size over the last five years and is expected to continue to expand.

To manage a caseload of predominantly housing management/anti-social behaviour work, together with other property litigation work, both commercial and housing/residential.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of predominantly housing management/anti-social behaviour work
  • Caseload also includes residential cases such as possessions, rent recovery, disrepairs etc. for both housing association and other residential landlords
  • Assist other case handlers with their caseloads
  • Support and develop more junior members of the team
  • Assist with business development and profile raising initiatives including networking events
  • Complete MI procedures as required
  • Achieve set targets/KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, compliance and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant Weightmans’ and client policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification
  • Qualified solicitor/Associate of 3-5 years PQE
  • Some experience of housing management/asb work is essential
  • Motivated and highly-driven
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexible approach
Other Information

Please note:

  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.

 

  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.

 

  • We're committed to diversity and inclusion and to creating an environment where everyone can reach their full potential.

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