Civil Litigation Lawyer

Recruiter
LAW Absolute
Location
London
Salary
£22.29- 27.76 per hour
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
11 Aug 2019
Ref
ZA/025860
Practice area
Civil litigation
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Locum/Contract

Our client a local authority based in North West London is seeking a Civil Litigation Lawyer for three months initially.

The main purpose of the role is to provide advice and assistance in relation to debt collection matters and to conduct litigation on behalf of the council. It is essential that the Civil Litigation Lawyer has experience in debt recovery and advocacy experience in the County Court. You will be required to provide specialist advice across a wide range of debts including: adult social care, housing benefit over payments and council tax arrears. You will also be required to conduct litigation on behalf of the council up to and including trial.

Our client is ideally seeking candidates with experience in the public sector however candidates from the private sector with the requisite experience are encouraged to apply. You must be able to make a positive impact from the outset and work with minimal supervision.

Due to the urgent nature of the role, please only apply if you are available on no more than two weeks’ notice. All application should be sent to zalex@lawabsolute.com

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