Temp Solicitor (Civil Litigation)

Greater Manchester
£39,705 - £41,745 per annum
16 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Practice area
Civil litigation
Full time
Contract type

Greater Manchester Police is one of the UK's largest police forces and is responsible for keeping people safe across more than 1,200 sq km. The Force covers the Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan areas.

These are exciting opportunities for hard working, motivated and adaptable legal practitioners to join our friendly and supportive in-house Legal Services Team, Civil Litigation Unit, based at Force Headquarters.

If you can demonstrate the attributes and behaviours that GMP expects of all its police staff and officers, we will welcome your application.

Civil Litigation Solicitor: 2 x maternity leave cover: (to 11 March 2020 and to 23 April 2020)

We are looking for two solicitors to handle a caseload of litigated and un-litigated public liability, employer’s liability and motor claims against the Chief Constable, to supervise the work of unqualified staff and to provide Force-wide advice. You will be an effective communicator with a strong understanding of civil procedure and will be capable of handling high-value and complex litigation, acting always in the best interests of the Chief Constable.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo security vetting and training.

For more information, a copy of the job descriptions including the essential and desirable short-listing criteria and to apply on-line please visit the Police Staff recruitment page at: www. gmp.police.uk