Veritas Solicitors


Role: Solicitor 1-5 PQE

Business Division: Housing Disrepair

Reports to: Department Manager

Location: Cardinal House, Parsonage Gardens

Salary £27,000 - £38,000 (Dependant on Experience)

Hours of work 35 Hours Per Week (Monday to Friday)

Employee Benefits

• Competitive salary (dependent on experience and ability) + Bonus 
• Flexitime
• Annual appraisals
• Birthday privilege
• 24 days annual leave
• Employee assistance program
• Pension scheme
• Holiday buy scheme
• Bespoke training and development opportunities • Convenient City Centre based - fantastic location!
• Growth and development prospects - opportunities to gain experience within your capacity and in line with the business which is exciting.

Company Information

Veritas Solicitors LLP is a busy multi-disciplinary practice based in Manchester City Centre, providing a personalised service to private and commercial clients alike. With areas of specialism including include; Housing Disrepair, Personal Injury, Medical, Clinical and Dental Negligence, Industrial Disease, Financial Misselling, Data Breach, Civil Disputes, Professional Negligence, Commercial Property, Business Interruption Claims, Immigration and Private Client (Wills, Statutory Declaration, Powers of Attorney); Veritas Solicitors is fully capable of dealing with many areas of practice, meeting the needs of both individuals and businesses alike.

Our objective is to be the firm of choice for clients on their challenging legal issues and significant business transactions. We specialise in matters that require individual attention, exceptional experience, and a high level of sophistication. On offer is an intense, pragmatic and highly individualised focus on client matters drawing on substantial experience of advising a range of UK & International clients to achieve their goals.


Job Purpose
The experienced Solicitor will be 1-5 PQE and have a genuine passion for Law and ensuring a smooth hassle free journey for their clients. Your focus will be Housing Disrepair clients and cases, ensuring they are completed to a high standard. The Solicitor will be working closely with Housing Disrepair Team Leaders, Litigation Executives and Paralegals to ensure that client matters receive the due diligence and attention required to provide the greatest chance of success.

Competency Requirements
The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor 1-5 PQE with a proven record of managing a case load of housing disrepair claims. The ideal candidate must have at least 1 years experience handling pre and post litigation Housing Disrepair claims, exposure to CRM technologies such as Proclaim would be advantageous.

• Managing a caseload housing disrepair cases c60 files avg. previous experience handling such matters would be required.
• Maintain client records and contact information, via our Case Management systems Proclaim and Zoho.
• Handling clients matters and requests and keeping clients updated from initial enquiry to completion of their matter.
• Liaise with and instruct experts and counsel where necessary
• Dealing with disrepair surveyors, associations, and housing providers such as City Councils
• Assist in the business development and growth of the department
• You will possess excellent client service skills refined from experience within a similar environment.
• Having an empathetic nature and displaying a duty of care towards clients, especially those who may be deemed vulnerable and distressed.
• Excellent time management, prompt, and clear communication internally and externally.

Skills & Qualifications
The successful candidate must have:

• At least one year of independent/ case management and litigation experience.
• A background within House Disrepair.
• An efficient and reliable production of results
• Proven track record of successfully handling a caseload of Housing Disrepair matters to a high standard
• Possess excellent communication skills, internal and external, written, and vocal.
• The ability to always maintain professional conduct
• Time-management skills
• Computer literate/Microsoft packages/email/CRM
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Professional appearance and manner

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7th Floor, Cardinal House, 20 St Mary’s Parsonage 
Parsonage Gardens, Manchester, M3 2LY

0161 974 3320

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