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Civil Litigation Solicitor

  • Job reference: EC2103LOCUMCIVLIT
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Solicitor

Location: North West
Job Type: Locum full time
Area of Expertise: Public Authority Civil Litigation 3PQE
Salary: £Competitive LTD per hour

A placement for a Locum Litigation Solicitor to work for a local authority in the North West for a short-term contract of around 4 weeks. The role is a senior role and the ideal candidate will be competent in dealing with a wide range of civil litigation cases in a public authority setting with a minimum of 3 years' experience. The local authority are happy to consider candidates who have gained their experience in a private practice or in local authority work.

Responsibilities:
*Conduct general litigation and advocacy in various areas of law to include;
odispute resolution
ocontractual disputes
olandlord and tenant issues
*Manage client expectations whilst understanding their requirements to maintain strong client relationships and provide accurate and prompt advice to achieve their needs.
*Keep up to date on legislative changes and identify and undertake any training and development as required
*As required supervise and manage more junior staff
*Attend committee meetings as required.
Requirements:
*Qualified solicitor or barrister in the UK, min 3 years' PQE
*Competent and experienced in dealing with the Civil Procedure Rules
*Experienced in general litigation and advocacy
*Team player
*Experience of local authority work is desirable
*Management experience desirable

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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