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Lawyer/Senior Lawyer – Civil Litigation

Employer
Harrow Council
Location
Harrow, London (Greater)
Salary
£43,626 to £51,813 with opportunity to progress to Senior Lawyer £58,938
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Job Details

HB Public Law is one of the country’s leading shared local authority legal practices between a number of Northwest London and out of London boroughs. We pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality service and are Lexcel accredited. We offer flexible working, appropriate training and a highly supportive and friendly working environment to allow you to work autonomously in the workplace and at home.

This innovative and ambitious legal practice is now seeking to recruit civil litigation lawyers to strengthen its team of lawyers and legal assistants with public and private sector backgrounds.


About You

The successful candidate will take pride in delivering a high-quality service both individually, and as part of a team, and will enjoy an interesting and varied caseload dealing with all areas of civil litigation matters including the following but with a greater focus on housing law matters:

  • Housing possession, disrepair and ASB injunctions
  • Homelessness, judicial reviews and public law duties
  • Contractual disputes
  • Property litigation, covering both residential and commercial property issues
  • Dispute resolution
  • Advising licensing sub-committees and conducting statutory appeals
  • Debt recovery

Applications are welcomed from newly qualified lawyers as well as experienced civil litigation lawyers. The role is a career graded post encompassing grades G10, G11 and MG1 (£43,626 to £58,938). Internal applications for advancement to the next grade are usually considered on an annual basis. Details of the threshold criteria for the relevant grades are set out in the role profile.

Candidates from both the public and private sector are encouraged to apply for this position. Full and part time working applications will be considered.
 

Related Documents

For more information, please refer to the Role Profile/Selection Criteria to view the full role profile and to submit your c.v and covering letter (which should confirm how you meet the criteria required).

If you would like a confidential conversation about the opportunity prior to applying, please contact Paresh Mehta on 07468 707861.

About us

London Borough of Harrow is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit with a range of cultures, religions and opinions that come together to produce high achieving schools and a close and friendly community. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

Other information

Support for candidates visit:Harrow.gov.uk

Our behavioural indicators roles below G11 and above G11

Here at London Borough of Harrow, the vision is one of 'Working together to make a difference for Harrow' Please click here to view London Borough of Harrow's benefits

Important Note

Our staff are our greatest asset and therefore no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification applies.

London Borough of Harrow is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format please contact us at resourcing@harrow.gov.uk

LONDON BOROUGH OF HARROW REDEPLOYEES WILL BE GIVEN PRIORITY CONSIDERATION

We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the Black and Multi Ethnic community, LGBTQIA+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within London Borough of Harrow at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, any your data protection rights, can be found by visiting www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

Company

Harrow is one of London's most economic, culturally diverse and vibrant suburbs. It is an area that combines the fast pace of a lively business and commercial centre with the peace and quiet of the countryside. Harrow has a range of shopping facilities, plus sport and leisure activities to suit all tastes. As an employee at Harrow Council you can partake in the following:

  • Flexible working
  • Annual leave
  • Health and well-being programme
  • Staff benefit scheme
  • Learning and development
  • Pension scheme

 

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