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Civil and Criminal litigation Lawyer

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £45 - £50 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Chelsey Newsom

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Civil and Criminal Litigation Lawyer

Home Counties

£45 - 50 per hour

Civil and Criminal Litigation Lawyer is required to join a local authority based in the Home Counties for a period of 3 months initially with the view to extend thereafter depending on permanent recruitment.

Our client is looking for an experienced local authority litigator who is able to undertake housing related matters in the main alongside other civil litigation matters. There may be the possibility to pick up the odd prosecutions matters, however this experience is not a necessity for the role.

The client is happy for candidates to work the role on a remote working basis, however candidates must be able to attend County Court in person and are required to, usually, attend court once per week.

Our client is happy to consider candidates on either a 4 or 5 day week basis.

Candidates from public authority, private practise and housing associations are encouraged to apply as the client is open to discussions with lawyers from a different backgrounds. Our Client will also consider Newly Qualified Solicitors.

Please note: The role is not to start until the middle / end of January and we will, therefore, consider candidates on a longer notice period than usual.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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