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Lawyer

  • Location:

    Merton

  • Sector:

    Legal, Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25 - £27 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jordan Richards

  • Contact email:

    jrichards@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JR2008132_1595884518

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Lawyer

Akton Recruitment currently has a vacancy with the Local authority in the South London Area for a Lawyer working for the local Council.

Litigation Lawyer/Senior Lawyer covering enforcement and Licensing.

At ME 16 (Senior Lawyer)

To do all of the above plus:

  • Within the caseload of the team to be responsible for the strategically important legal work and to be the lead expert lawyer for a particular legal area.

  • To have lead responsibility for providing innovative solutions to deal with complex issues arising in connection with the work within the team and the legal issues presented by clients.

  • To lead cross team project teams - co-ordinating the delivery of complex legal projects with lawyers from multiple teams to clients.
  • To be responsible for the coordination of the activities within the team to ensure the provision of a quality legal service to all authorities.
  • To work proactively to improve productivity, and quality, within the team.

  • To be responsible for the line management and supervision of the lawyers and legal assistants allocated to them; supporting the staff in their development, providing performance management and ensuring that the work they are delivering is appropriate and conducting appraisals and 1-2-1s.

  • To be responsible, in conjunction with the strategic direction of the Head of Law and Team Manager for the development of the team
  • To assist the Team Manager or Head of Law deputise for them, in managing the overall operation of the team
  • Any other duties as requested by the Head of the Shared Legal Service or Assistant Director.