Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Litigation solicitor


Job Description:

Litigation solicitor needed in Swindon, £31.86ph PAYE - Reference: RQ1302709

You will ideally have Anti-Social Behaviour and Housing experience 

  • To manage a wide ranging varied caseload and complex legal work
  • To provide professional support and mentoring for less experienced colleagues, and oversee effective completion as required.
  • To provide high quality legal advice generally and in all cases including the most complex as to whether cases should be brought or defended before any Courts and Tribunals and settling the manner of their conduct.
  • To act as advocate and represent the Client at the Magistrates Court, County Court and Employment Tribunal
  • To work autonomously prioritising caseload ensuring deadlines and agreed time frames are met to avoid unnecessary delays and increased Client cost
  • To draft, negotiate and complete complex legal documentation
  • To give legal advice and resolve legal matters to the Client, its Officers (at all levels) and/or Members as and when required, including making decisions on complex and high profile transactions of significant financial value matters with far reaching implications to the council’s
  • To give advice on any matters including legal and policy related issues and to appear as required at the Courts or other Tribunals, and to make important decisions as to the conduct of the matters dealt with by the post


This is a part time role on a temporary contract basis.


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Part Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Legal