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ENL Legal Recruitment
On application
Closing date
8 Oct 2021

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Practice area
Advocacy, Civil litigation
Salary band
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Private practice
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Job Details

JOB TITLE: Associate
PQE: 5+
LOCATION: South East
SALARY: On application

THE ROLE: Our client, a Top 50 law firm is looking for an Associate to work on site managing a caseload of police litigation and misconduct cases. Key Duties and responsibilities will include (but not be limited to)
• Acting on behalf of the police force, claims handlers and insurers, protecting their interests.
• Managing a caseload of litigated claims including but not limited to false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and assault
• Managing a caseload of police misconduct cases.
• Presenting cases in the magistrates court
• Assisting the Team Manager and other team members with their cases, client development, client training, networking and potentially public speaking where required.
• Attending court hearings as appropriate.
• Drafting various documents such as letters and reports and pleadings.
• Supervising junior staff on a day to day basis.
• Achieving set financial and chargeable targets

• Experience of dealing with professional misconduct cases
• Experience of defending litigated claims, preferably claims against the police.
• Willingness to present cases in the magistrates court and at misconduct hearings.
• Excellent knowledge of the CPR and litigation.
• Ability to influence a broad range of people including key decision makers.
• Willingness to take on the role as key client interface with the aim of fully supervising and managing the team in due course
• Flexible approach to work and a willingness to travel.

Contact Pasquale Agatiello at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to to register your interest.

In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).


Since 1999 eNL Legal has been providing job seeking legal professionals with insight, guidance and support through the recruitment process. Setting us apart from the competition is our truly personalised, tailored and confidential service.

Our friendly team are highly experienced and successful in placing the right candidates into the right jobs with the right clients. All eNL consultants work to the highest standards, ensuring long-lasting client relationships that result in access to exclusive vacancies with the most prestigious law firms and in-house legal teams.

Whether you are an NQ Solicitor or an experienced Partner, seeking a permanent position or a locum role, the eNL Legal team are on hand to guide you through the process of finding the jobs most suited to you throughout the UK.

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