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Housing Disrepair Solicitor

Job / Consultancy Title: Housing Disrepair Solicitor

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Salary: Negotiable, depending upon experience.

Position Overview:

Our established law firm, based in the UK, is seeking talented and forward-thinking Housing Disrepair Solicitors to join our team. As a Housing Disrepair Solicitor, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with the public to advocate for their rights and ensure justice is served for those affected by housing disrepair issues. If you are passionate about positively impacting people’s lives and possess the necessary skills and aptitude to excel in this area of law, we encourage you to apply.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Housing Disrepair Solicitor at Axis Solicitors, you will be an integral part of our dynamic legal team, handling diverse housing law cases. Your primary focus will be on providing expert advice, support, and representation to clients dealing with various housing law issues, including but not limited to:

Client Representation:

Represent clients who have experienced housing disrepair issues, including but not limited to issues related to dampness, leaks, structural defects, and other disrepair matters.

Legal Advice:

Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients on their rights, responsibilities, and potential courses of action pertaining to housing disrepair cases.

Case Management:

Manage a caseload efficiently and effectively, ensuring all cases progress on time, and deliver high-quality legal services to our clients.


Prepare, draft, and file necessary legal documents and court pleadings, and conduct litigation proceedings as required to pursue clients’ claims.


Engage in negotiations with opposing parties, including landlords, property management companies, and insurers, to reach favourable settlements on behalf of our clients.

Client Communication:

Maintain regular and clear communication with clients, keeping them informed about the progress of their cases and addressing any concerns they may have.

Legal Research:

Stay up-to-date with relevant housing laws, regulations, and case precedents, and apply this knowledge to strengthen clients’ cases.

Team Collaboration:

Collaborate with other solicitors, paralegals, and support staff within the firm to share knowledge and resources, fostering a supportive and productive team environment.



A qualified Solicitor admitted to practise in England and Wales with a solid academic background in Housing Law.


Demonstrable experience handling housing disrepair cases is preferred, though exceptional candidates with relevant transferable skills will also be considered.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and understandably.


Strong empathy and interpersonal skills to effectively connect with clients and understand their challenges.

Analytical Skills:

Sharp analytical thinking and problem-solving capabilities to assess legal issues and devise effective strategies.

Time Management:

Exceptional time management skills, allowing you to manage a diverse caseload efficiently.


Confidence and proficiency in advocacy, including court appearances and negotiations.

Team Player:

A collaborative and adaptable team player who can work effectively within a team-based environment.


Impeccable professional ethics and integrity, maintaining confidentiality and treating all clients with respect and dignity.

Why Join Axis Solicitors?

  • A reputable and established law firm committed to excellence and client satisfaction.
  • To avail the opportunity to work on diverse and intellectually stimulating Housing Law cases.
  • To be a part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that values individual contributions.
  • Competitive salary and benefits/commission package.
  • To embrace career growth, professional development and advancement opportunities within the firm.
  • Access to resources and tools necessary to excel in your role.
  • To have the chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of clients in need.

How to Apply:

Join our team of dedicated legal professionals and be part of a firm that strives to achieve justice and equality for all. We invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity If you are a passionate and driven Housing Disrepair Solicitor committed to advocating for the rights of the public by submitting your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and accomplishments to [HR@axis.lawyer].