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.

Responsibilities:
*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

Requirements:
*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 emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

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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