Private Law Lawyer

Employer
Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
Location
England, London
Salary
£26 - £35 per hour + + flexible working arrangements
Closing date
25 Nov 2020

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Personal Injury Lawyer - Government Legal Department

Contract - 12 months

£26 - 35 per hour
London

About the Role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Personal Injury Lawyer to join a Government Legal Department in London for a minimum of 12 months. The successful candidate will be a qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and will have strong civil litigant experience. The Personal Injury Lawyer will join a team that is responsible for the handling of private law claims brought against the Ministry of Justice. The majority of these cases are personal injury claims but there are also claims for false imprisonment, breach of the Human Rights Act. In addition the team deals with a large number of inquests, primarily on the part of the prison service.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate for this Personal Injury Lawyer role will have:

  • Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Strong private law civil litigation
  • 3+ years of post-qualified experience
  • Public sector/Central Government experience desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities
The successful candidate for this Personal Injury Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Handle private law claims brought against the Ministry of Justice
  • Deal with personal injury litigation including dealing with fast-track and multi-track claims
  • Handle all aspects of their cases from pre-action stage up to and including appeals
  • Take responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy

On Offer

  • Working from home Exclusively with a view to flexible working from their Westminster office in the future
  • Central Government role
  • 12 month contract with likely extension based on performance
  • £26-35 per hour

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

Contact Us
  • Sellick Partnership
  • Queens Court
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
  • 0161 834 1642
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