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Litigation Lawyer

  • Location

    Kent, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Amy Rita Swain

  • Email:

    amy.swain@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    910428_1540464318

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-31

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Litigation Lawyer required for an initial 3 month period to join a local authority based in Kent.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Litigation Lawyer to join a popular Local Authority. Our client is looking to hear from experienced litigation lawyers, with a background in the public sector, however those from private practise are encouraged to apply.

As a Litigation Lawyer, you duties may include, but won't be limited to;

  • Pre-action protocol
  • Defending claims
  • Monitoring diaries
  • Instructing high court

The successful candidate will be the main interaction between council, counsel and clients. You will liaise with barristers, lawyers and courts. Housing and licensing experience would be beneficial for this role.

There is no expectation of having to conduct high court advocacy, as there will be instructed counsel in all matters, lower court advocacy may be required but this is not essential.

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 Amy Swain in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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