Service Care Solutions Ltd

Principal Litigation Solicitor

Service Care Legal are working with a South-East based local authority who are seeking a Principal Litigation Lawyer to join their team on a Locum basis.

The role is a long term temporary position and a key position within the Legal Services.

ROLE: Principal Litigation Lawyer
LOCATION: South East England
CONTRACT: Until February 2023, 37 hours per week
RATE: £40.00 to £50.00 per hour

The Role

  • Reporting into the Head of Legal Services, you will be responsible for overseeing a team of Litigation Lawyers within the team

  • You will also direct and distribute caseloads accordingly within Civil and Criminal Litigation

  • To provide day-to-day management for the Team, to co-ordinate team meetings and to ensure effective office communication

  • To handle a personal portfolio of high level and complex legal work to a high professional standard

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with at least 5 years' PQE within Litigation

  • At least 2 years' worth of local authority experience

  • Previous managerial / supervisory experience is essential for this position

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.

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