TC Young are looking to strengthen their Housing Litigation team with at least one experienced Solicitor/Associate (minimum 3 years PQE).
The team already has 3 accredited specialist who deliver bespoke advice on contentious housing matters; including evictions and antisocial behaviour, and are keen to recruit someone who shares their enthusiasm in this specialist area. This is a new position in the team and is ideally full-time but consideration will be given to part-time for any exceptional candidates, and may suit someone looking to take the next step in their career. The role is expected to be office based initially – with the firm open to hybrid working after 3 months (min 3 days in office) This role may involve some travel; between our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices and attendance at courts throughout Scotland. (A clean driving licence and car would therefore be advantageous).
What we are looking for …. • Sheriff Court experience (including the conduct of proof hearings) • Excellent communication skills – written & oral; with the ability to build strong client relations and offer detailed and thorough written advice • Ability to
prioritise and manage case load effectively, including tribunal work • Strong business awareness of deadlines and working under pressure • Individuals who understand the need to balance initiative with careful supervision! • Good research skills • Reliable individuals with excellent attention to detail • Some management experience and a willingness to supervise junior members of staff would be beneficial • Prior experience of housing law is desirable but not essential, as full training will be given.
What you can expect … In return, we offer a friendly office, structured training (all TCPD paid for by the firm), minimum of 33 days holiday and a generous pension. Our firm has held IiP accreditation since 1997. At TC Young we are proud to be a friendly firm that cares passionately about our staff. The partners feel strongly that it is beneficial when people enjoy their job and work hard to ensure they do. We have several staff members (lawyers and support staff) who joined us over 30 years ago; who would confirm they stay with us because they like their job and the environment they work in, they’ve had excellent training opportunities and feel supported.
Interested candidates should send their CV (limited to 2 pages), along with a covering letter outlining preferred work pattern and why the role is of interest, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org