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Senior Lawyer - Harrow - Criminal Litigation

Senior Lawyer – Harrow - Criminal Litigation

Pay Negotiable depending on experience.

Contract – Full Time:


  • Undertaking advocacy if applicable
  • Meet Lexcel requirements in file management
  • Demonstrate excellent client care skills
  • Use fully Microsoft products & a case management system
  • Record accurately instructions and provide clear advice, in writing and orally
  • Advise councillors in public meetings
  • Able to draft and negotiate some complex legal documents
  • The post holder will be a member of a team of specialist lawyers, and will be expected to contribute to the development of that team, Public Law and the wider Legal and Governance department;
  • The post holder will maintain a significant caseload in compliance with Lexcel requirements, and uphold the highest standards of client care in everything they do;
  • The post holder will support the clients of Public Law, including local authorities in North-West London and the Home Counties, schools, ALMO’s and housing organisations,
  • The post holder will be primarily based in the practice’s London office in Harrow but will be expected to travel to courts and client offices, external barristers and private law firms to support specific cases or projects.
  • To advise and have conduct of legal files on behalf of all the clients of Public Law, including local authorities, housing associations and schools and to provide advice, representation and undertake research as requested in relation to Criminal litigation matters, including social housing fraud and regulatory prosecutions;
  • To attend at meetings and court which may take place outside of normal office hours and off site as required
  • To advise officers and members, including in public forums, in a proactive and politically sensitive manner and To give guidance, mentor and give training to less experienced team members
  • To deputise for others in more senior positions as and when required.

To find out more information please contact Lily at Lilye@4recruitmentservices.com

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