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 Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk.

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




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