Litigation (General Civil) Lawyer

Venn Group Legal London
London, Greater London, England
£80,000 - £90,000
12 days ago

Locum General Civil Litigation Lawyer – London - £45-50 – Full Time (36hours) Hybrid Working (2 days a week)

Venn Group’s specialist legal recruitment team have teamed up with a London based Local Authority in their search for a Locum General Civil Litigation Lawyer.

Join a dynamic legal team as a Civil Litigation Specialist and play a key role in providing expert legal representation, advocacy, advice, and support. This diverse position spans a range of areas, including public sector housing law, contract disputes, negligence, nuisance claims, commercial disputes (including debt recovery for private individuals and commercial entities), and various civil torts.

This role is offered on a 3-month basis with an intention to extend this on a rolling contractual basis. The role is a full-time role of 36 hours a week on a hybrid working basis of 3 days remote and 2 days in the office every week.

The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with prior experience of working within Local Government on General Civil Litigation matters.

About the Role:

  1. Comprehensive Legal Support: Offer a wide spectrum of legal support, including representation and advice on civil litigation matters
  2. Strategic Guidance: Provide strategic legal advice to empower the Local Authority in fulfilling both statutory and strategic functions
  3. Litigation Management: Take charge of litigation proceedings, handling cases before all courts and tribunals relevant to the work areas
  4. Advocacy Excellence: Showcase your advocacy skills by presenting cases before first-tier courts, tribunals, and equivalent forums, extending to second-tier courts and tribunals as required
  5. Precision in Legal Drafting: Demonstrate legal drafting abilities for statements, reports, pleadings, instructions to counsel, court orders, and settlement agreements to ensure the effective conduct of legal proceedings

The role of Locum General Civil Litigation Lawyer comes with a salary up to £50, dependant upon experience.

Please apply for this role online or contact Jade Gorrod or Aidan Sallis via phone or email for further information.



Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. All salaries and PQE ranges stated serve only as a guide and all applicants will be considered on their individual merits.

Locum General Civil Litigation Lawyer – London - £45-50 – Full Time (36hours) Hybrid Working (2 days a week)


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