Litigation / Senior Litigation Lawyer

England, Northamptonshire
£37647.5 - £50366.25 per annum
18 Apr 2022
16 May 2022
Lewis Dainty
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Litigation / Senior Litigation Lawyer

East Midlands

£37 - 50,000 per annum

Hybrid working

A Litigation Lawyer is required to join a large social enterprise firm on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large shared service arrangement which prides itself on being one of the market leaders for undertaking public sector work.

You will be working mainly on behalf of 3-4 key local government clients but will also be working with other local authority and public sector organisations. This is an exciting opportunity to provide a range of public sector clients with professional legal advice and managing a complex and varied caseload.

Daily tasks for the Litigation Lawyer would include, but are not subject to;

  • To provide legal advice and services to client organisations on a wide range of public law and litigation matters, including civil actions and judicial review matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations
  • To attend courts and tribunals undertaking advocacy where required
  • To supervise junior members of the litigation team to ensure the provision of high quality, well researched and comprehensive legal advice within the timescales required by the client or the courts

Our client is happy to consider candidates from either a public or private practice.

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement and you will have the opportunity to choose to work from 1 of 3 offices of your choice once per week - Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire or Bedfordshire.

Benefits of joining these shared legal service are:

  • Financial support with ongoing CPD training within or outside the organisation of up to £2, 500 following probationary period, for example higher rights course
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme - considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • Flexible working arrangements - flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements

This is an exciting and progressive organisation which has seen candidates who are successful have the opportunity to develop their career professionally with securing training contracts and develop professionally and organically through the business.

If you are interested, please apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Lewis Dainty in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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