Legal Officer (Litigation)

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£30,693 - £34,056
23 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Practice area
Civil litigation
Full time
Contract type

Legal Officer (Litigation)

£30,693 - £34,056

37 Hours

Wakefield District

Post Reference number: W093/19

WDH are looking for someone to join our Legal Services Team as a Legal Officer. In this role you will carry out WDH’s litigation function in relation to a wide range of housing and tenancy related issues. Responsibilities will include undertaking advocacy work, advising and representing WDH in court in relation to anti-social behaviour, disrepair actions, trespassing and alternative dispute resolution.



Applicants will have:

  • a Law qualification at Level 6 of the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications, such as a Degree, Award, Certificate or Diploma at level 6 or equivalent;
  • the ability to resolve a range of legal problems;
  • experience of working within a legal environment;
  • experience of litigation and court work; and
  • strong presentation skills.

The role requires you to have a valid UK driving licence and daily access to a vehicle as travel throughout the district and other locations is required.

If after reading the job description you would like more information about this role please contact Umar Qayoum, Litigation Lawyer on 01977 724438.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.

Closing Date: 6 August 2019