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Civil Litigation Lawyer

  • Location

    City of London, London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, In-House

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Holly Lewis Davies

  • Email:

    london@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    914994_1568187850

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-29

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Civil Litigation Lawyer
Contract -Full-time
£203-270 per day
London

About the Role:
A Civil Litigation Lawyer is required to join a Civil Litigation team in Central Government for a minimum of 6 months. The successful Lawyer will be handling a varied and wide caseload which involves private individuals and public bodies. The Lawyer will handle claims such as negligence, housing possession and challenged by way of judicial review to decisions of public authorities.

Key Requirements
The ideal candidate for this Civil Litigation Lawyer role will have:

  • Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Broad experience of Civil Litigation
  • An understanding of costs and legal aid would be beneficial
  • Experience in Human rights is desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities
The successful candidate for this Civil Litigation Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Making decisions about case progression
  • Drafting and serving notices and applications to be served on the Tribunal and court
  • Checking and serving witness statements
  • Attending tribunal and court hearings, to assist counsel and case officers in the running of hearings
  • Liaising with departmental clients, counsels, clerks, court officials, appellants, and their professional representatives
  • Advocacy at routine application hearings

On Offer

  • Central Government role
  • Central London location
  • £203-270 per day
  • Minimum 6 month contract

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 Holly Lewis-Davies in our London office for a confidential discussion on 0203 741 8189/ holly.lewis-davies@sellickpartnership.co.uk

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