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Litigation Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: London Central, London
Pay Details: £20-28 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/021734

Our client, a busy Local Authority is seeking an experienced Litigation Lawyer to join their team for an initial three month assignment with strong possibility of extension.

The successful Litigation Lawyer on the team,  will be required to carry a full and varied caseload from the outset covering the following matters:

  • Landlord and tenant disputes,
  • Proceedings for the recovery of commercial rent,
  • Possession proceedings in relation to commercial premises,
  • Applying for 3rd part debt orders,
  • Taking enforcement action including orders for sale, forfeiture of leases, advising on rent reviews,
  • Grant of new tenancies and
  • Dealing with contract disputes.

The successful candidate will also be required to undertake advocacy in the County Court and you will be required to work autonomously and without the need for supervision. Public sector experience is advantageous although not essential. Candidates from alternative backgrounds are encouraged to apply if you possess the relevant experience. This role has arisen due to a peak in workload and therefore you must be able to hit the ground running.

If this sounds like your ideal next role, please get in touch by sending your CV in the first instance. You must be available to commence work on no more than two weeks’ notice.  

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.  If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained.

LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

LAW Absolute has specialised in legal local government recruitment since 2003. Today, almost 400 lawyers work through LAW Absolute within local government throughout England and Wales. Our reputation, networks and exceptional market knowledge place LAW Absolute in the prime position to provide the best possible service to both employers and lawyers seeking work.

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  • Zoe Alex
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After completing four years at the University of Essex studying the LLB and LLM,…

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