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Civil Lawyers (Litigation)

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Job ID:

12350

Practice Area(s):

Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

10.01.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

NUMBER OF POSTS: 3 x Grade 7 & 2 x Grade 6

Grade 7 lawyer: NATIONAL - £50,007 or LONDON £51,834

Grade 6 lawyer: NATIONAL - £65,346 or LONDON £69,594

We are recruiting our third team of civil litigators as we near completion of our programme to bring in house the conduct of disqualification proceedings under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, bankruptcy and debt relief restrictions under the Insolvency Act 1986 and cases involving the winding up of companies in the Public Interest.  This is an exciting opportunity in which we can offer two varied roles, either as a team leader or as a specialist civil casework lawyer. We can offer the full range of flexible working patterns, including being based in London or Manchester. We have a very supportive team environment. 
 
For the Grade 7 Civil Lawyer role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To work within an expanding team, managing a full and varied caseload from issue of disqualification and winding up proceedings through to trial, maintaining high professional standards; providing clear, accurate and timely advice where required; actively progressing cases whilst acting fairly, efficiently and effectively; instructing Counsel or agent solicitors as appropriate.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners, travelling to regional offices as required.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely, acting as an ambassador, role model and senior leader.
  • To make a positive contribution to the wider government legal profession, for example in cross-Whitehall initiatives. 
  • Experience of insolvency, disqualification and winding up proceedings is desirable.
Post holders will demonstrate strong personal skills, excellent legal and strategic analytical ability, good judgement and pro-activity.
 
For the Grade 6 Civil Team Leader role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To head a team of civil lawyers, overseeing and managing a full and varied caseload from issue of disqualification and winding up proceedings through to trial, maintaining high professional standards; providing clear, accurate and timely advice where required; actively progressing cases whilst acting fairly, efficiently and effectively; instructing Counsel or agent solicitors as appropriate.
  • To have close personal involvement in a range of complex and challenging cases.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners, travelling to regional offices as required.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely, acting as an ambassador, role model and senior leader.
  • To make a positive contribution to the Government Legal Profession.
  • Experience of insolvency, disqualification and winding up proceedings is desirable.
For the Grade 6 Specialist Civil Casework lawyer role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To manage a full caseload from investigation through to enforcement proceedings for complex and substantial civil cases; giving clear, accurate and timely advice where required on the conduct of investigations; and dealing fairly, efficiently and effectively when conducting civil litigation, instructing Counsel or agent solicitors where appropriate.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners in our Official Receiver Services to develop and pursue focused case strategies.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and provide advice on the drafting of new insolvency legislation and enforcement strategies.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely through acting as a role model for others and maintaining high professional standards; providing support and assistance to colleagues as required.
  • To make a positive contribution to the Government Legal Profession.
  • Experience of leading high profile projects or managing teams is also desirable, as the post-holder may at times be expected to move between casework/advisory and managerial Grade 6 Senior Lawyer roles within the Legal Services Directorate as necessitated by business need and the agency’s rotation policy.
Both post holders will demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent legal and strategic analytical ability, good judgement and pro-activity.

DEPARTMENT: Insolvency Service (an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

DIVISION: Legal Services Directorate

LOCATION: These roles can be based in London or Manchester, although regular attendance in London will be required if based in Manchester (at least 2 days per week in London during the first few months following appointment.)
 
WORKING ARRANGEMENT: Full time / Part time

APPOINTMENT TERM: Permanent
 
TRAVEL REQUIRED: Sometimes (Travel and subsistence costs will be reimbursed in line with Departmental policy)

CRB REQUIRED: Yes

GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME: Yes

RESERVED/NON-RESERVED Non-reserved

Closing Date: 6 February 2020 – Midday

Interview Dates: 4 & 5 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

For a full job description please click here
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The Insolvency Service
London, London (Greater), United Kingdom

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Civil Lawyers (Litigation)

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Job ID:

12350

Practice Area(s):

Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

10.01.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

NUMBER OF POSTS: 3 x Grade 7 & 2 x Grade 6

Grade 7 lawyer: NATIONAL - £50,007 or LONDON £51,834

Grade 6 lawyer: NATIONAL - £65,346 or LONDON £69,594

We are recruiting our third team of civil litigators as we near completion of our programme to bring in house the conduct of disqualification proceedings under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, bankruptcy and debt relief restrictions under the Insolvency Act 1986 and cases involving the winding up of companies in the Public Interest.  This is an exciting opportunity in which we can offer two varied roles, either as a team leader or as a specialist civil casework lawyer. We can offer the full range of flexible working patterns, including being based in London or Manchester. We have a very supportive team environment. 
 
For the Grade 7 Civil Lawyer role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To work within an expanding team, managing a full and varied caseload from issue of disqualification and winding up proceedings through to trial, maintaining high professional standards; providing clear, accurate and timely advice where required; actively progressing cases whilst acting fairly, efficiently and effectively; instructing Counsel or agent solicitors as appropriate.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners, travelling to regional offices as required.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely, acting as an ambassador, role model and senior leader.
  • To make a positive contribution to the wider government legal profession, for example in cross-Whitehall initiatives. 
  • Experience of insolvency, disqualification and winding up proceedings is desirable.
Post holders will demonstrate strong personal skills, excellent legal and strategic analytical ability, good judgement and pro-activity.
 
For the Grade 6 Civil Team Leader role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To head a team of civil lawyers, overseeing and managing a full and varied caseload from issue of disqualification and winding up proceedings through to trial, maintaining high professional standards; providing clear, accurate and timely advice where required; actively progressing cases whilst acting fairly, efficiently and effectively; instructing Counsel or agent solicitors as appropriate.
  • To have close personal involvement in a range of complex and challenging cases.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners, travelling to regional offices as required.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely, acting as an ambassador, role model and senior leader.
  • To make a positive contribution to the Government Legal Profession.
  • Experience of insolvency, disqualification and winding up proceedings is desirable.
For the Grade 6 Specialist Civil Casework lawyer role, the key responsibilities and activities will be:
  • To manage a full caseload from investigation through to enforcement proceedings for complex and substantial civil cases; giving clear, accurate and timely advice where required on the conduct of investigations; and dealing fairly, efficiently and effectively when conducting civil litigation, instructing Counsel or agent solicitors where appropriate.
  • To develop effective working relationships with all those involved in our enforcement work, particularly with our investigators and examiners in our Official Receiver Services to develop and pursue focused case strategies.
  • To undertake advocacy as appropriate.
  • To provide a range of operational advice on statutory investigations and those under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and provide advice on the drafting of new insolvency legislation and enforcement strategies.
  • To contribute to the operation of the legal team and the Insolvency Service more widely through acting as a role model for others and maintaining high professional standards; providing support and assistance to colleagues as required.
  • To make a positive contribution to the Government Legal Profession.
  • Experience of leading high profile projects or managing teams is also desirable, as the post-holder may at times be expected to move between casework/advisory and managerial Grade 6 Senior Lawyer roles within the Legal Services Directorate as necessitated by business need and the agency’s rotation policy.
Both post holders will demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent legal and strategic analytical ability, good judgement and pro-activity.

DEPARTMENT: Insolvency Service (an Executive Agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

DIVISION: Legal Services Directorate

LOCATION: These roles can be based in London or Manchester, although regular attendance in London will be required if based in Manchester (at least 2 days per week in London during the first few months following appointment.)
 
WORKING ARRANGEMENT: Full time / Part time

APPOINTMENT TERM: Permanent
 
TRAVEL REQUIRED: Sometimes (Travel and subsistence costs will be reimbursed in line with Departmental policy)

CRB REQUIRED: Yes

GUARANTEED INTERVIEW SCHEME: Yes

RESERVED/NON-RESERVED Non-reserved

Closing Date: 6 February 2020 – Midday

Interview Dates: 4 & 5 March 2020

For further information or to apply, please click on the Enquire/Apply button below.

For a full job description please click here