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Civil Litigation Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC2405CIVSHEF
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: LAWYER

Location: South Yorkshire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Civil Litigation
Salary: £35 LTD+ PER HOUR DOE

A placement for a Civil Litigation Lawyer to work within the litigation team of a local authority in South Yorkshire. The placement is full time or part time and 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 claims involving disrepair, highways litigation, land disputes, contract litigation and judicial reviews. The ideal candidate will have experience in running a judicial review.

Responsibilities:
*Deal with complex and sensitive case work
*Deal with disrepair claims, ASB, debt recovery, employment law and recovery of business rates
*Conduct any advocacy associated with the areas dealt with
*Run judicial reviews
*Advise on the implications of new legislation and case law
*Advise on legal, ethical and governance issues

Requirements:
*Qualified legal executive or solicitor minimum 2 years' 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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