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Prosecutions and Civil Litigation Lawyer

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £ Competitive

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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Prosecutions and Civil Litigation Lawyer

A Prosecutions and Civil Litigation Lawyer is required to join a large, forward-thinking Local Authority in the East of England.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic Lawyer who can capably undertake a diverse workload and able to work to tight deadlines.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Appearing as the Council's advocate in Courts, Tribunals, Inquiries or other hearings as appropriate
  • Drafting, preparing and collating pleadings, witness statements, summonses, complaints, indictments and other legal documentation
  • Fraud Prosecutions
  • Licensing Prosecutions
  • Health and safety offences
  • Planning enforcement
  • Food hygiene prosecutions

This role would suit a Lawyer who is able to prioritise tasks effectively and work autonomously. Previous experience of working for a Local Authority would be desirable for this role, although not essential.

The Local Authority is easily accessible from public transport and in return, the client is offering a competitive hourly rate and a good length of contract.

The council is based with good transport links and flexible working hours are available.

This position will begin on an initial 3 month basis, with the strong possibility for extension.

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 Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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