Litigation Locum

Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
England, South East England
Up to £45 per hour
Closing date
15 Mar 2021
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Job Details

South East

Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive


Locum, Full Time

6-9 Months+

A Litigation Lawyer is required to join a local authority for a minimum of 6-9 months, there is also an opportunity for this to go permanent.

As a Litigation Lawyer you will deal with a range of specialist matters with a specific focus on debt recovery in relation to Adult Social Care. You will work on complex debt recovery cases to maximise the recovery of sums owed to the Council (e.g. debts due from the estates of deceased customers).

You will manage the progress of matters from initial instructions through to recovery of sums owed, where necessary by drafting and issuing court proceedings and where applicable making applications to the District Probate Registry to protect the Council's interests as creditor and to secure the recovery of sums owed to the Council.

Other duties will include:

  • Conducting Legal research
  • Advising on the Law/ procedures
  • Undertake complex drafting - letters before action, statements of case and court forms

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor or Legal Executive with the above experience
  • Candidates from Private Practice will be considered
  • Familiarity with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Care Act 2014
  • Previous experience of debt recovery procedures, Civil Procedure Rules 1998, the Debt Protocol and the Practice Direction on Pre-action Conduct

Benefits of the role:

  • A competitive hourly rate
  • Exposure to intricate matters
  • Great length assignment
  • All remote working arrangement

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please contact Amy Swain on 0161 513 0886, alternatively email

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. 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. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 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

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0161 834 1642
Sellick Partnership
Queens Court
M2 5HX
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