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Solicitor - Litigation

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Job ID:

13960

Practice Area(s):

Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Hampshire, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.07.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

11424
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Job Description:

£38,813 - £49,398

Have you got what it takes to drive and support change across two ambitious, innovative and transforming Councils?

The Southampton and Fareham Legal Services Partnership is an outcome focused service recognised for its dedication to improving the communities in which we live and work and delivering professional excellence. Winner of the Lawyers in Local Government Awards ‘Project Team of the Year’ in 2017, winner of Legal Team of the Year in 2018 and a finalist for Legal Team of the Year in 2020, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Litigation Team.

The role covers wide ranging litigation both criminal prosecution work and civil disputes. This includes prosecutions for environmental health, trading standards and licensing. Civil disputes include contractual disputes and employment issues. The role also provides advice to the licensing committees of both councils.   

Required: Experienced Cilex with substantial subject area experience, Practicing Solicitor or Barrister with strong advocacy, negotiating and advisory skills and competence with IT and case management systems. You will need an enabling, positive approach to finding solutions to complex problems and have good appreciation of risk management/ the ability to work flexibly across a multi skilled team.

Please note that depending on your level of expertise, you will appointed to either Grade 10 (starting salary £38,813) or Grade 11 (starting salary £43,662).

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

For further information about this role please view the job description by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

For all recruitment queries please our Recruitment Team: recruitment@southampton.gov.uk

Additional information:

The child protection posts require an Enhanced DBS check. For any posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will be required to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct or a police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in. Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English.

Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).  
It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to.

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

Closing date: 13th August 2020
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The Southampton and Fareham Legal Services Partnership
Hampshire, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Hampshire, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom
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Solicitor - Litigation

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

13960

Practice Area(s):

Employment, Litigation/Prosecutions

Location:

Hampshire, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.07.2020

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

11424
col-wide   

Job Description:

£38,813 - £49,398

Have you got what it takes to drive and support change across two ambitious, innovative and transforming Councils?

The Southampton and Fareham Legal Services Partnership is an outcome focused service recognised for its dedication to improving the communities in which we live and work and delivering professional excellence. Winner of the Lawyers in Local Government Awards ‘Project Team of the Year’ in 2017, winner of Legal Team of the Year in 2018 and a finalist for Legal Team of the Year in 2020, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Litigation Team.

The role covers wide ranging litigation both criminal prosecution work and civil disputes. This includes prosecutions for environmental health, trading standards and licensing. Civil disputes include contractual disputes and employment issues. The role also provides advice to the licensing committees of both councils.   

Required: Experienced Cilex with substantial subject area experience, Practicing Solicitor or Barrister with strong advocacy, negotiating and advisory skills and competence with IT and case management systems. You will need an enabling, positive approach to finding solutions to complex problems and have good appreciation of risk management/ the ability to work flexibly across a multi skilled team.

Please note that depending on your level of expertise, you will appointed to either Grade 10 (starting salary £38,813) or Grade 11 (starting salary £43,662).

If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.

For further information about this role please view the job description by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

For all recruitment queries please our Recruitment Team: recruitment@southampton.gov.uk

Additional information:

The child protection posts require an Enhanced DBS check. For any posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will be required to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct or a police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in. Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English.

Please note the salary quoted is based on full time hours (37 hours).  
It is usual for successful candidates to start at the bottom of the pay grade.

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

Unfortunately we are not able to accept applications that are made through a third party agency. We cannot guarantee that any correspondence sent from third party agencies will be responded to.

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

Closing date: 13th August 2020