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Lawyer (Litigation)

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Job ID:

18377

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Oxford, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

24.08.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

001941
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Job Description:

Salary: G9: £44,604 to £45,583 per annum - (pro rata for part time)

Package: 28 days holiday, local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, flex scheme (where appropriate), employer benefits scheme.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Litigation Lawyer to join our well respected in house Legal Team to lead on all legal aspects of Litigation in connection with the Council’s Services.

As the successful candidate you will be an expert in your field with the ability to handle complex Litigation work.  As well as having the technical ability you will need to show yourself to be confident, professional, enthusiastic, a creative thinker that can influence and drive progress and able to give clear and credible advice to senior officers and elected members.

You should also be a proactive team player, be flexible in approach and be willing to get involved in all areas of the Service’s work and want to play a prominent role in helping the Service to develop and improve. If you are a highly organised, enthusiastic and proactive individual, with a commitment to excellent customer service we would like to hear from you.

Oxford is a vibrant and dynamic City with a global reputation and the City Council sits at the centre of it all. We are an evolving organisation that plays an influential role in the success of the City. Working closely with our partners, we are driving a progressive agenda that is building stronger communities, tackling climate change and helping the economy to thrive.

It is a brilliant time to join Oxford City Council and this role will sit at the centre of all that we are trying to achieve in the Law and Governance Service. The Service, which operates at the heart of the Council, is responsible for the democratic and political management arrangements of the Authority, electoral registration and the conduct of elections, information governance across the Authority, corporate and Ombudsmen complaints, emergency planning and the provision of the full range of legal services to one of the most efficient, effective and ambitious councils in the country with high aspirations for the city.

We are seeking a passionate individual who is motivated by working for an inclusive and diverse organisation that is determined in its ambition to build ‘a world class city for everyone’, ensuring ‘excellent public services are at the heart of everything’.

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

Closing date: 19th September, 2021
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Oxford City Council
Oxford, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom

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Oxford, South-East (exc London), United Kingdom
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Lawyer (Litigation)

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Job ID:

18377

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Oxford, South-East (exc London) 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

24.08.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

001941
col-wide   

Job Description:

Salary: G9: £44,604 to £45,583 per annum - (pro rata for part time)

Package: 28 days holiday, local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, flex scheme (where appropriate), employer benefits scheme.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Litigation Lawyer to join our well respected in house Legal Team to lead on all legal aspects of Litigation in connection with the Council’s Services.

As the successful candidate you will be an expert in your field with the ability to handle complex Litigation work.  As well as having the technical ability you will need to show yourself to be confident, professional, enthusiastic, a creative thinker that can influence and drive progress and able to give clear and credible advice to senior officers and elected members.

You should also be a proactive team player, be flexible in approach and be willing to get involved in all areas of the Service’s work and want to play a prominent role in helping the Service to develop and improve. If you are a highly organised, enthusiastic and proactive individual, with a commitment to excellent customer service we would like to hear from you.

Oxford is a vibrant and dynamic City with a global reputation and the City Council sits at the centre of it all. We are an evolving organisation that plays an influential role in the success of the City. Working closely with our partners, we are driving a progressive agenda that is building stronger communities, tackling climate change and helping the economy to thrive.

It is a brilliant time to join Oxford City Council and this role will sit at the centre of all that we are trying to achieve in the Law and Governance Service. The Service, which operates at the heart of the Council, is responsible for the democratic and political management arrangements of the Authority, electoral registration and the conduct of elections, information governance across the Authority, corporate and Ombudsmen complaints, emergency planning and the provision of the full range of legal services to one of the most efficient, effective and ambitious councils in the country with high aspirations for the city.

We are seeking a passionate individual who is motivated by working for an inclusive and diverse organisation that is determined in its ambition to build ‘a world class city for everyone’, ensuring ‘excellent public services are at the heart of everything’.

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

Closing date: 19th September, 2021