civil litigation, possession, settlement, footpath, creation orders, traffic regulation, criminal
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Civil Litigation Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC0307CIVILLITBLTN
  • Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: LAWYER/LEGAL EXEC

Location: Greater Manchester
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Civil Litigation
Salary: £competitive

A placement for a Civil Litigation Lawyer or Legal Executive to work within the litigation team of a local authority in Greater Manchester for a period of 3 months with a possible extension on a part time basis. You will be working to assist with their workload of wide ranging civil litigation issues. The ideal candidate will have a broad experience of all areas of civil litigation and be comfortable working with a variety of civil litigation issues.

*Deal with civil litigation including possession claims
*Draft settlement agreements
*Deal with footpath diversion and creation orders and traffic regulation orders
*Draft criminal proceedings
*Attend court
*Advise on the implications of new legislation and case law
*Advise on legal, ethical and governance issues

*Qualified legal executive or solicitor minimum 1 year PQE
*Experience of working for a local authority
*Broad range of experience in civil litigation
*Current knowledge of local government legislation and government guidance
*Understanding of data production, freedom of information and confidentiality requirements

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
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Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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