Senior Lawyers (Advocacy Team)

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£45,438 - £52,071 p.a.
Posted
19 Apr 2018
Closes
19 May 2018
Practice area
Advocacy
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Senior Lawyers (Advocacy Team)

Grade / Salary: P06/P07 £45,438 - £52,071 p.a.

Contract: Permanent x 2

Ref: FR/5110/SA

Location: 7 Newington Barrow Way, London N7 7EP

Opportunities within Islington Legal Services, Resources Directorate

Several exciting opportunities are available and open to solicitors, barristers, chartered legal executives and paralegals, that are able to meet the specific requirements of the roles at Islington Council, a proactive forward thinking legal service.

We are seeking knowledgeable, passionate and creative thinking lawyers with business acumen, who want to help us make a difference, as we are deeply committed to improvement and great customer service.

The council offers many excellent employee benefits including access to a pension scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave, flexible working arrangements, all in addition to working in a friendly and supportive work environment.

We are looking for applicants with good technical knowledge (ideally in a Local Government context – although this is not essential) and able to demonstrate a “can do” approach.

You must be organised and be able to work under pressure with minimal supervision while being a valuable team player and be able to manage conflicting priorities to deadlines. Applicants must also have excellent communication skills enabling them to build strong relationships with clients.

Senior Lawyers (Advocacy Team) - Two Permanent Contracts

You will be a confident, experienced advocate in all tiers of court in care and placement proceedings, as well as fostering, adoption, Public Interest Immunity (PII) and general children’s social care matters.  Experience of negotiating and drafting skills are essential. 

Closing date: Thursday 31 May 2018 at 23:59

Interview and test date: Week commencing 9 July 2018

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