Litigation Solicitor (Litigation Services)

38,845 - 48,155 per annum, dependent on experience

Litigation Solicitor (Litigation Services) Linked to Maternity Cover, up to 1 year

Wheatley House, 25 Cochrane Street, Glasgow, G1 1HL

£38,845 - £48,155 per annum, dependent on experience

Wheatley Group is Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group and the UK’s biggest developer of social rented homes (Inside Housing, July 2017)

The Wheatley family provides homes and services to over 200,000 people in 17 local authority areas across Central Scotland and comprises:

  • GHA, Scotland’s largest social landlord, with 40,000 affordable homes in Glasgow;
  • Dunedin Canmore with 5200 homes in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife;
  • Cube Housing Association, with more than 3500 homes across West of Scotland;
  • Loretto Housing, with 1200 affordable homes in the central belt;
  • West Lothian Housing Partnership, with almost 400 affordable homes;
  • Barony Housing Association, which has 360 affordable homes and provides care and support to over 700 people in Central Scotland;
  • Loretto Care, which provides care and support to 2800 people every week across Scotland;
  • YourPlace Property Management, Scotland’s “Feel Good Factor”, providing services to almost 29,500 customers;
  • Lowther Homes, which manages a growing portfolio of over 1400 mid and full-market apartments;

Our legal team were also previous winners in the In-house Public Sector category at The Lawyer Awards in London.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced solicitor (minimum 2 years PQE) to join a progressive organisation focused on being a first class employer.

The Group’s Litigation team handles a varied and fast-paced workload working within a Group structure, so this post offers a unique opportunity to work with multiple in-house clients.

You will provide a specialist legal service, advice and representation handling general legal matters affecting the Group. There is an emphasis on litigation, including anti-social behaviour, debt recovery, public liability claims and housing management. You must demonstrate an ability to manage your own caseloads and to work as part of a team.

For an application pack and detailed job profile, visit our website by selecting the APPLY NOW button.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 9am

Interview for this post will take place on Friday 19 January 2018 with a view to appointment commencing around the middle of February 2018.

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For an informal discussion in relation to this position, please contact Anne Mackenzie, Chief Counsel Group Support on 0141 274 6314. For an application pack and detailed job profile, visit or email or

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