Interim General Litigation Lawyer – Legal

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Interim General Litigation Lawyer - Legal
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00060732

Posted: 2nd August 2022 15:31
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £35.80 per hour pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 11 months

  • London
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Interim General Litigation Lawyer -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00060732
Pay Rate: Up to £35.80 per hour pay range subject to IR35 status

An experienced litigator is needed on a contract basis. This is a Litigator role in the AGO private law team. Purely litigation working for various gov depts.

The majority of work will cover unlawful detention work, 60-70%, with additional work relating to PI data breach claims, data protection claims, general civil litigation work.

Day to day duties may include:

  • To manage broad range of varied case work activities complying with policies, standards, procedures and service level agreements.
  • Deal with complex and non routine cases exercising appropriate levels of delegation and risk management.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensible case files.
  • Co-ordinate all activities relating to the successful completion of the case including.
  • Ensure the timely handling of invoices during each case.
  • Comply with Litigation Group's Quality policies.
  • Provide a legal service that addresses client needs from outset of each case through to case completion.
  • Provide a legal service that is proactive not reactive.
  • Manage all aspects of the client relationship for each allocated case.
  • Align the service provided with the client needs in a way that enhances the Agency�s reputation.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients demonstrating an understanding of commercial, political and policy context including effective use of the relevant client care system.
  • Ensure each client is aware of the agreed extent of the service to be provided and cost implications.
  • Keep each client informed as the case progresses.


Key Requirements:

  • 3 years PQE is desirable, but 2 years essential
  • Post qual litigation experience
  • knowledge of the civil procedure
  • Either private or public sector backgrounds
  • Qualified Solicitor registered on the Law Society roll with post qualification experience with the right to work in the UK. (Qualifications gained outside the UK are acceptable).

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: PSR 1JP00060732
Interim General Litigation Lawyer - Legal
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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