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Litigation Solicitor

Litigation Solicitor

Location: Gwynedd

Salary: £34k - £42k (DOE)+ Excellent Benefits

Job Type: Full-Time / Part-Time, Monday - Friday

The Client:

Our client is a reputable charity, offering complimentary legal advice to communities, addressing everyday life challenges.

The Role:

As a Litigation Solicitor, you will be leading strategic legal work to address systemic inequality and managing a legal team.

They will consider both mid-level and senior level candidates.

Responsibilities:

? Provide specialist advice on housing and family matters.
? Represent clients in county and family courts.
? Liaise with landlords, solicitors, and other agencies.
? Ensure compliance with organisational and Legal Aid Agency requirements.
? Collaborate with other advice providers to influence policy and legislation.
? Engage with community groups and share learning.
? Prepare reports for the Trustee Board, funders, and stakeholders.
? Ensure compliance with Solicitors Regulation Authority requirements.
? Attend training and stay updated with relevant publications.
? Work with the Operations Director to achieve organisational stability and growth.
? Promote equality and diversity within the organisation.


Requirements:

Essential:

? Previously worked as a Solicitor in a similar role.
? Possess 1 - 3 years of PQE.
? Experience in civil and / or family litigation.
? Knowledge of SRA Professional Conduct Rules, SQM standards, and Solicitor's Accounts Rules.
? Strong organisational and time management skills.
? Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
? Commitment to sharing learning, skills, and knowledge.
? Understanding of and commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
? Strong IT skills.


Desirable:

? Experience with marginalised communities or agencies in the voluntary or statutory sector.
? Practice in housing and homelessness law or supporting survivors of violence and abuse.
? Background w