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Criminal & Civil Litigation Legal Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £25 - £28 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Kemi Awodiji

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Litigation Legal Officer required to join an excellent local authority based in the centre of London for a 6 month period, with the possibility of extension thereafter.

As a Legal Officer, you will be responsible for a varied caseload which will include;

  • Civil and Criminal litigation matters
  • Defending and issuing claims and appeals
  • Prosecution work
  • Adverse possession claims and encroachments
  • Advocating in Magistrates and Crown Court

Due to the broad nature of the role, this position would be ideally suited to a generalist litigator with at least 2 years' experience in local government, however our client is happy to consider all applicants, including those with a private practice background. It is desirable for applicants to have both Civil and Criminal litigation experience as you will be expected to hold a large caseload. This local authority is happy to accommodate the successful candidate with a level of flexibility with working hours and working from home.

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 Kemi Awodiji in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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