Newly Qualified Solicitor

Location
Lambeth, London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
13 Oct 2018
Practice area
Civil litigation
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Newly Qualified Solicitor, Local Government Law

We are looking for an enthusiastic solicitor to join our successful Civil Litigation Department which deals with election law, local councillors, parliamentary conduct matters and other regulatory areas in the political world.

You will be working closely with a senior solicitor and will be trained in this niche area of law with a particular emphasis on local government.  The wide variety of work is always against a political background.

Personal Specifications

  • An ability to communicate clearly and demonstrate an understanding of the wider political picture.
  • The ability to manage a challenging portfolio of cases and to prioritise record keeping as necessary.
  • An ability to organise your own work load and work to strict deadlines.
  • Experience of advocacy and/or general litigation would be advantageous.
  • A keen interest and ability to research a wide variety of legal issues which arise on a daily basis whilst providing a telephone advisory service to all clients.
  • An interest in local and national politics will be a distinct advantage for the successful candidate. 

For further information please contact the Practice Manager by email at catherine.bekoe-tabiri@steelandshamash.co.uk