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Locum Civil Litigation Lawyer

Venn Group - Birmingham
£45 - 50 per hour
Closing date
9 May 2021
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Locum Civil Litigation Lawyer – East Midlands – Full Time – 6 Months – Remote Working – £45 to £50 per hour Umbrella


Venn Group’s specialist legal team are currently working with a reputable Local Authority in the East Midlands area who are recruiting for a Locum Civil Litigation Lawyer to join their department.


This is a full-time assignment, and will be offered for an initial period of 6 Months with the possibility of extension and will be worked on a fully remote basis for the foreseeable future.


This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive to become part of a proactive Local Authority.


The ideal candidate will have prior experience working within Local Government.


The workload will include debt recovery, judicial review, housing disrepair, contractual claims and property related disputes.


Duties may include:


  • Dealing with matters regarding judicial review and contractual claims

  • Representing the Council at the County Court, Magistrates Court and other tribunals as required

  • Drafting relevant documents both in civil, regulatory and criminal legal proceedings

  • Defending the Council against housing and disrepair claims and negotiated settlement figures in relation to housing disrepair matters

  • Dealing with multi-track, fast-track and small claims track Housing Disrepair Claims


    The successful applicant will have strong experience of civil litigation and have excellent technical skills.


    An hourly rate of up to £50 per hour Umbrella is offered for this position, dependent upon experience.


    For further information, please contact Philippa Stoate or Will Pardoe on 0121 616 0660, alternatively email


    Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.



    Venn Group is an acknowledged leader in professional interim recruitment, dedicated to helping our clients fill critical skills gaps with experienced contractors, locums and temporary staffing solutions. 

    By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

    Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

    Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

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    0121 616 0660
    Waterloo House
    20 Waterloo Street
    B2 5TB
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