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Inquiry Lawyer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £26 - £35 per hour + Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Consultant:

    Xiomara Cabello

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months +

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Inquiry Lawyer

12 month Locum Contract - Full time

£26.25ph PAYE

London, Hybrid-Working (2 days in the office, 3 days working from home)

An Inquiry Lawyer is required to join the Central Government team to provide high quality litigation services. My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is an experienced Inquiry Lawyer to join their Government team on an initial 12 month contract with the potential of an extension.

As an Inquiry Lawyer, you will deal with a range litigation, public law such as judicial review, injunction related work, and Freedom of Information appeals.

Key Responsibilities of the Inquiry Lawyer

  • Produce legal prognoses advising on merits and litigation strategy.
  • Draft summary grounds of defence and other pleadings as well as evidence.
  • Instruct counsel and making use of other external legal resources.
  • Manage a broad range of varied case work activities complying with policies, standards, procedures and service level agreements.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive case files of both paper and on a IT case management system.

Required Skills and experience of the Inquiry Lawyer

  • Qualified as a Solicitor or Barrister (or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 2 years Post Qualified Experience.
  • Previous litigation experience dealing with public law is desired.
  • Provide effective client care and managing all aspects of the client relationship for each allocated case appreciating the particular commercial, political and policy context.
  • Assist the teams knowledge management, training and other non-casework projects, as necessary.

What is on offer for the Inquiry lawyer?

  • £50,000 - £55,000 Annual Equivalent
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Central London Location
  • Access to Unique Government Work
  • Long term contract lengths

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established Central Government team that prides itself in the first-class service it offers to clients. Our client also offers the potential extension of your 12 month contract as an Inquiry Lawyer.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Inquiry Lawyer role, please apply now, or contact Xiomara Cabello at Sellick Partnership.

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