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Litigation Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
01/11/2019
Advert End Date:
01/12/2019 23:59
Salary:
£14,745.35 - £16,053.46 Annually
Hours per week:
22 hours per week
Job Category:
Legal
Vacancy ID:
192946
Employment Location:
Darlington
Post Number:
010623
Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Litigation Assistant in the Council’s Litigation Team.

This post will involve a mix of both criminal and civil litigation and a working knowledge or practical experience of at least one of these areas of law is therefore required. There will however, be opportunities to gain wider legal experience and develop local government understanding.

The successful candidate will be expected to advocate on behalf of the Council at non-contested hearings in both the Magistrates’ and County Courts.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Amy Wennington, Principal Lawyer (Litigation) on (01325) 405466.