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Senior Lawyer (Litigation)

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Job ID:

21364

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Part-Time

Posted:

11.05.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Up to £49,662 pro rata per annum

Grade I £42,614 - £46,662 + £3,000 market supplement pro rata pa
28 hours per week
Permanent

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and flexible litigation lawyer with experience in criminal and civil litigation. You will need to a confident court advocate and with experience managing a wide range of cases with you experience preferably gained in a local authority environment.

Be a senior member of this talented team that operates using a large and diverse client base. More personally, share with the Director and members of One Legal Senior Leadership Team the duty to role model the values of openness, trust, and transparency.

As Senior Lawyer (Litigation). your duties will include:
  •     Provide advice on contentious matters at all levels
  •     Assist in dealing with disputes in Court and other tribunal proceedings
  •     Work effectively with other team members within the Litigation Department
  •     Responsibility for the provision and development of services and effective staff management
To be successful in this role, you will need:
  •     Civil litigation i.e., contractual disputes, commercial property, land issues, negligence etc.
  •     Court and trial familiarity
  •     Local government / public sector background
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sarah Farooqi, Head of Law (Litigation and Business Support), on sarah.farooqi@onelegal.org.uk or 01684 272012
 
About Us

This role is within One Legal. One Legal was launched in November 2009 and staff are employed by Tewkesbury Borough Council but One Legal is a shared legal service between Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Councils with Gloucester City and most recently Stroud District joining us in 2020. One Legal enjoys a greater pool of expertise and an improved skills base than could be retained individually by the four partners. This enables One Legal to successfully support the varied and complex legal work arising from the Councils’ challenging business agendas.

We offer:
  •     Up to 30 days annual leave
  •     Agile working arrangements
  •     Convenient office location close to the M5 with free parking
  •     Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  •     Potential career progression
  •     20% discounted membership at the local leisure centre
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The council is committed to promoting equality of opportunity; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 27 May 2022

For more information on this role and/or to apply for this role please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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One Legal
Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom

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Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom
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Senior Lawyer (Litigation)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

21364

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Part-Time

Posted:

11.05.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Up to £49,662 pro rata per annum

Grade I £42,614 - £46,662 + £3,000 market supplement pro rata pa
28 hours per week
Permanent

We are looking for an experienced, motivated and flexible litigation lawyer with experience in criminal and civil litigation. You will need to a confident court advocate and with experience managing a wide range of cases with you experience preferably gained in a local authority environment.

Be a senior member of this talented team that operates using a large and diverse client base. More personally, share with the Director and members of One Legal Senior Leadership Team the duty to role model the values of openness, trust, and transparency.

As Senior Lawyer (Litigation). your duties will include:
  •     Provide advice on contentious matters at all levels
  •     Assist in dealing with disputes in Court and other tribunal proceedings
  •     Work effectively with other team members within the Litigation Department
  •     Responsibility for the provision and development of services and effective staff management
To be successful in this role, you will need:
  •     Civil litigation i.e., contractual disputes, commercial property, land issues, negligence etc.
  •     Court and trial familiarity
  •     Local government / public sector background
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sarah Farooqi, Head of Law (Litigation and Business Support), on sarah.farooqi@onelegal.org.uk or 01684 272012
 
About Us

This role is within One Legal. One Legal was launched in November 2009 and staff are employed by Tewkesbury Borough Council but One Legal is a shared legal service between Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Councils with Gloucester City and most recently Stroud District joining us in 2020. One Legal enjoys a greater pool of expertise and an improved skills base than could be retained individually by the four partners. This enables One Legal to successfully support the varied and complex legal work arising from the Councils’ challenging business agendas.

We offer:
  •     Up to 30 days annual leave
  •     Agile working arrangements
  •     Convenient office location close to the M5 with free parking
  •     Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  •     Potential career progression
  •     20% discounted membership at the local leisure centre
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The council is committed to promoting equality of opportunity; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 27 May 2022

For more information on this role and/or to apply for this role please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.