Public Law Lawyer

Location
Central London
Salary
£32.16 Per Hour
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
6783640
Contact
Leah Holder
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

One of the largest providers of legal services across government are currently recruiting for 10 qualified lawyers with (ideally substantial) litigation experience, working within the Public Law Teams (Immigration; General Public Law and Planning; Justice and Security; and Public/Private Law).

The roles are full-time covering 37 hours per week and will be for an initial 11 months.



Description:
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct their own demanding (and often complex) caseload of public law cases, which will often also involve a need to comply with tight Court and client deadlines and attending Court hearings with Counsel (including in the regional Courts).

Developed experience of litigation case handling and an ability to work independently and under pressure are essential. The post is likely to involve drafting pleadings, legal (and for some roles, policy) advice, witness statements and often detailed Instructions to Counsel, and good written skills (including close attention to detail) are also an important requirement of the role.

Substantive advocacy is not generally required though there may be some opportunity within the immigration teams to use advocacy skills which are available for suitably qualified and experienced people.

If you are interested, please make an application, email lholder@venngroup.com or call 020 7557 7667 and ask to speak with Leah Holder.

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