Role details

Litigation Solicitor

West Midlands   •   £25 - £35 per hour (£51,996 - £72,794)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Exiting role within local authority
  • Great opportunity for an experienced litigation solicitor

About Our Client

This client is a large local authority, based in the West Midlands. They have great transport links via a train line that is within 5 minutes walk from their offices and have on site parking for staff members.

The current legal team is comprised of many experienced solictors whom are able to offer support where needed. The team atmosphere with this client is very friendly and welcoming.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced solicitor specialising in litigation to join an established legal team within a public sector organisation.

This role is based within the West Midlands and the initial contract duration will be 3 months, with the view to extend.

This role is to start at the beginning of June 2016 and will be paying £25 - £25 per hour, subject to experience.

In this role you will be expected to cover litigation and regulatory matters. This will include civil and general litigation, prosecutions, debt recovery, advocacy, licensing, environmental issues, supporting data protection, FOI and governance.

The Successful Applicant

Any suitable applicant wishing to apply for this role, must have the following criteria:

  • Qualified solicitor
  • Current / in date practicing certificate
  • Previous experience working within a local authority setting
  • Previous experience working in civil and general litigation
  • prosecutions including planning
  • advocacy
  • licensing
  • environment
  • regulation experience including FOI, data [protection and governance
  • Strong communication skills
  • ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

What's on Offer

Subject to interview

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