Civil Litigation Lawyer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/01/2022 23:59
£34,728 - £42,821
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

Reference: R0001668

Service Area: Legal

Directorate: Legal and Governance Services

Salary: £34,728 - £42,821 (grade dependent on experience)

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Permanent

Middlesbrough Council is an ambitious Council with ambitious plans and our litigation team is now looking for a lawyer who has a desire to expand their skills and knowledge with appropriate support and supervision to support the Council achieve strategic objectives through the provision of a first class legal service. It may be that you are newly qualified or experienced in civil litigation matters, we are open minded in our desire to recruit. Talent is as equally important as PQE. Our aim is to recruit the right person with passion and a can do attitude.

Ideally we are looking for a suitably qualified lawyer who will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

i. Civil Litigation;
ii. Employment Law;
iii. Debt Recovery:
iii. Local Authority Governance and Judicial Reviews.

If you have experience in one or more of these areas we would like to hear from you, we will provide support to enhance skills in and knowledge across the range of areas.

Legal Services at Middlesbrough Council reflects the core values with our business partners and in addition to being a great place to work, we offer the successful candidate the opportunity of blended home/office working, providing a flexible approach to build on a good work life balance.

As well as being an excellent place to work, employees of Middlesbrough Council also benefit from the following:

Generous leave entitlement
Excellent pension
Electric car lease scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Employee discounts
Staff lottery
Travel and car parking schemes

Plus lots more.

If you like the sound of the role and would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity please contact Andrew Perriman, Head of Legal Services (Places) on 01642 729776 or email andrew_perriman@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Closing date: Ongoing