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Lawyer - Litigation

Employer: London Borough of Lewisham

  • Reference: RES-17-026
  • Published on: Mon 07/08/2017 23:59 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 03/09/2017 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Temporary
  • Hours: 35
  • Salary: £40,785 - £45,438
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: SE6 4RU

Experienced Local Government Lawyer to predominantly handle casework emanating from our pioneering “Rogue Landlords” Client team – involving both civil and criminal work.

The role

Litigation Lawyer, preferably qualified solicitor or barrister, with substantial experience of Housing Act 2004 matters, to include related criminal and civil proceedings.  Some experience of defending homelessness Judicial Reviews would be an advantage.

This role is temporary for 12 months.

Location

Currently location is 5th Floor, Laurence House, Catford London, SE6 4RU

What we’re looking for

You will be a lawyer with excellent relevant experience who is keen to support the Council’s Rogue Landlord initiative

In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details

£40,785 - £45,438 pa (PO4 –PO5)

Further information

For an informal discussion, please contact Petra Der Man, Principal Lawyer at petra.derman@lewisham.gov.uk

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

For a full job description and person specification, please see attachments to the right of this advert under the Related Information section.

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

Closing date

Sunday 3rd September 2017, 11:59pm

Interview Date: Friday 29th September 2017 and /or Monday 2nd October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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