Last updated: Wednesday 22 August, 2018
Community Law Team members

About the Job

Edwards Duthie is a large, well respected firm with a number of offices in East London and Essex. Named in the Legal 500, we have a diverse range of both privately and publicly funded work.
Our Community Law Team has expertise in all areas of social welfare law, including housing & debt, community care and mental health. The team has a particularly strong reputation for housing law and has brought a number of significant cases over the last 10-15 years. The team is proud to hold Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme contracts with the Legal Aid Agency in respect of the County Courts at Edmonton and Romford and at the Stratford Housing Centre.
We now wish to recruit a number of lawyers to join our Community Law Team at our new office in Stratford, London E15.
Experienced Housing Solicitors
Successful applicants will have a sound knowledge of housing law and litigation and ideally will have experience of acting as a duty advisor under a Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme. Experience of community care law is also desirable.
Experienced Mental Health Lawyer
The successful applicant will be a member of the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and will be an accomplished advocate before the Mental Health Tribunal in both restricted and unrestricted cases. Experience of Mental Capacity work will be an advantage.
Junior Community Care lawyer
The successful applicant will have an interest in community care law and will be committed to developing their knowledge and skill in this area of law. Experience an advantage but not essential.
We have dedicated Human Resources, IT and Facilities Teams to develop and support all our legal teams.
Salary according to experience.
Applications by CV and covering letter to:
Coral Joyce, Bank House, 269-275 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 4TG or by e-mail to