£26 - £35 per hour + + flexible working arrangements
8 months ago
Government Litigation Lawyer
£26 - 35ph
12 month contract - Full-time
Litigation Lawyer required to join a Government Department in London for a period of 12 months. My client is looking for a solicitor or barrister who is experienced in litigation and preferably public law to manage a high volume complex case-load.
The ideal candidate will have litigation experience from any background but will preferably have experience of dealing with public law matters. Experience in Judicial review is also highly desirable. Candidates from similar jurisdictions are welcome to apply to these roles.
The successful solicitor or barrister will be working within a supportive and friendly team and can expect to take on a busy caseload. As a Litigation Lawyer you will be expected to work independently and manage your own caseload subject to supervision. The client requires a solicitor/ barrister with effective case working skills in order to meet deadlines; this includes great communication, drafting and planning. A successful litigation lawyer will be working effectively with clients and colleagues alike and display a positive, open and helpful attitude in the conduct of their work. The role is currently available on a remote basis but flexible working patterns will also be available in the future.
Key Responsibilities of a Litigation Lawyer
- Responsibility for a personal caseload subject to supervision
Drafting and planning within a deadline
- Effectively communicating with colleagues and clients
Required skills and experience of the Litigation Lawyer
- Needs to be comfortable with a high volume of work and cases
- Litigation experience is essential
- Good written communication skills
- Organisational skills are vital
- Able to work effectively and efficiently as part of a team
- Great client care skills
- Ability to work proactively and independently
- Fully qualified solicitor/ barrister
- Public sector experience is preferred
- Experience in Judicial review is also highly desirable
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 Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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