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Senior Lawyer - Civil Litigation
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: GOV00207
  • Published: Tue 19/11/2019, 4:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 15/12/2019, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £46293 - £49203
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Senior Lawyer - Civil Litigation

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms,conditions and benefits are currently under review.

Role Purpose

Avibrant and diverse borough, from the soaring heights of Canary Wharf to thebustling street market on Petticoat Lane, Tower Hamlets is home to some ofLondon’s most recognisable street scenes. This vibrant borough is also one ofLondon’s most diverse: a proud melting pot of cultures and traditions that makesTower Hamlets such a unique place to work and develop your skills with goodquality experience. Based in East London, with excellent transport links and inclose proximity to Canary Wharf, our borough is a fascinating place to work. Inaddition to possessing a rich history and heritage, we have a strong corporatecommitment to excellence and progress, with service to the community at theheart of everything we do.

Itis an exciting time in Tower Hamlets and a great opportunity to join theCouncil and help shape its future. Tower Hamlets has an established Lexcelaccredited Legal Team that provides services to the council across the fullrange of its functions. We strive to provide excellent services and prideourselves on the exciting variety of high quality work that we undertakein-house. We have recently restructured our service to increase resilience,better align with the council’s functions and are now looking for highlycompetent, enthusiastic and motivated professionals to join the team.

Key Responsibilities

You will be one of a team of lawyersdealing with a variety of Civil Litigation matters these include, housing,homelessness, anti-social behaviour, employment and miscellaneous litigation.You will be able to demonstrate experience in 2 or more of these areas and thetransferable skills and willingness to undertake a variety or work. You willhave experience of conducting advocacy and be able to conduct your caseload with minimumsupervision and will be accustomed to working at pace in a busy team.


Youmust be a Qualified Solicitor/Barrister or Fellow of CILEX and hold apractising certificate.

Test & Interviews will be held on: 23rd January 2020