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Litigation Solicitor

Southampton City Council
Southampton, Hampshire
£45,648 - 51,645 per year + Benefits
Closing date
22 May 2022
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A vacancy has arisen in the Litigation and Debt team within Legal and Business Operations.

The role is for a litigation solicitor and is within the litigation team comprising a senior solicitor, and another solicitor. The team also incorporates the debt collection team.

The role involves prosecution work for the enforcement teams at Southampton, employment advice and tribunal cases, all aspects of licensing and contractual disputes. The role will also include working flexibly across all people and courts areas of law including undertaking and advising on linked litigation and advocacy matters within, and with support from, the wider team.

As well as Southampton City Council the post holder will advise Fareham Borough Council on all matters under the legal Partnership as well as some work for Eastleigh Borough Council. 

Additional information:

  • This post requires a Standard DBS check.
  • For any posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will be required to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct or a police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in. Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English.
  • The role is part time - 25 hours per week
  • Must be qualified Solicitor/ Barrister

Interview date are 7th June 2022

The supporting statement section of the application form must be completed unless there are specific criteria questions for you to evidence against. Applications are shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria found within the job description for the post. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form and evidence how you meet the required criteria/questions. A CV on its own will not be considered.

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