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Commercial Litigation Lawyer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £215 - £290 per day + flexible working arrangements

  • Consultant:

    Xiomara Cabello

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Commercial Litigation Lawyer

6 Month Contract - Full-time

£215 - £290pd

London - Remote Working

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Litigation Lawyer to join Central Government on a 6 month contract. This role offers flexibility and high quality work within a busy Central Government team. As a government Commercial Litigation Lawyer, the successful candidate will come from a litigation background and have experience in large scale trial preparations and witness statement preparation.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate for the Commercial Litigation Lawyer role will:

  • Have litigation experience
  • Have UK public sector experience (desirable)
  • Be familiar with large scale trial preparations
  • Be familiar with disclosure
  • Be familiar with witness statement preparation
  • Be able to work within a team and at pace

The main duties of the Commercial Litigation Lawyer will be:

  • Providing support to legal team and key shareholder teams on a variety of litigation issues
  • Taking a leading role in the organisation's response to a public inquiry process
  • Leading document review and disclosure exercise, preparing responses to Inquiry submissions and preparing witness statements
  • Liaising and co-ordinating the work of external lawyer and Counsel and oversight of legal spend
  • Supervising a paralegal
  • Other adhoc litigation support to assist shareholder teams grappling with complex litigation matters mount constructive challenge and oversight.
  • Conduct legal research and provide other ad hoc support to UKGI legal team

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate for a Commercial Litigation Lawyer role will:

  • Be a fully qualified Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 4 years PQE

On Offer

  • Central London location
  • Central Government Department
  • Supportive teams and excellent working environment
  • Quality cases and work
  • Remote working followed by flexible working arrangements

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 Xiomara Cabello in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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