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Litigation Lawyer

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
England, London
Closing date
20 Jun 2024
Reference
ZGG7ET-DDEAC456

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors
Experience Level
Junior Level
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Public Sector/Local Authority
PQE
1-3 Years

Job Details


This role offers the chance to work on high-profile public inquiries, providing an unparalleled platform to showcase your legal acumen and project management skills. The position is on a 6 month contract, with potential for extension, offering flexibility and the opportunity to work on a day rate basis. Please note that due to the nature of the inquiries, candidates must have resided in the UK for five years or longer.

* Work on high-profile public inquiries
* Opportunity for professional growth and development
* Flexible contract role with potential for extension


What you'll do:

* Act as a supporting Solicitor to statutory and non-statutory inquiries
* Undertake internal investigations and independent reviews
* Provide legal advice to the Inquiry Team and contribute to senior relationship management
* Handle complex, multi-disciplinary legal or investigative environments
* Lead large-scale projects, including involvement in delivery of large-scale disclosure exercises
* Deal with Public law challenges, advising on merits of defending judicial review claims
* Plan, define and implement strategies to support delivery against client need
* Lead and project manage document-heavy review processes
* Supervise the work delegated to other team members, adopting a supportive approach to their development


What you bring:

* Must be a Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered)
* At least 2 years of litigation experience
* Strong litigation skills and project management skills
* Experience of managing large scale disclosure exercises or working on large scale projects in commercial litigation
* Creative approach to problem solving with ability to manage critical issues quickly and effectively
* Proven ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
* Keen team player with self-starting capabilities
* Ability to contribute to our collaborative culture

What's next:
Ready to take the next step in your legal career? Don't miss this opportunity!
Apply today by clicking on the link. We look forward to receiving your application!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Company

Established in 1985, the Robert Walters Group is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with an international network of 44 offices in 21 countries. In the UK we specialise in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority and recruits across the accounting, finance, banking, IT, HR, legal, sales & marketing, secretarial and support disciplines.

Our specialist legal recruitment division provides a complete, fully integrated service that focuses on the placement of legal professionals into private practice, in-house and the public sector markets. Jobs at all degrees of seniority are covered, from newly-qualified lawyers to partner level, either on a locum, contract or permanent assignment basis.

Our extensive global network of offices allows us to place UK qualified lawyers overseas and internationally qualified lawyers in the UK. As part of the Robert Walters brand, the legal division is recognised worldwide and is associated with great expertise in our field and an unshakeable commitment to providing the best possible service.

For further information about the career prospects we can offer you, please visit our website:

www.robertwalters.com/legal

Company info
Telephone
020 7379 3333
Location
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard
London
WC2E 9AB
GB

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