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In house EL/PL Solicitor / Legal Executive

In house EL/PL Solicitor / Legal Executive

  • Location

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    Legal, Legal in-house

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000

  • Contact:

    Laura-Jayne Levine

  • Contact email:

    laura.jayne@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    T2/LJL/17453

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-09-13

  • Consultant:

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A superb opportunity has presented itself for an EL/PL Solicitor / Legal Executive to join a highly regarded law firm and be based on permanent secondment for one of their main clients in the Surrey area. Therefore, if you relish the opportunity for a new and exciting challenge then I want to talk to you.

The team provides a full, expert service in public and employers' liability claims, particularly workplace, public sector and claims against the emergency services and is second-to-none in providing litigation services in these specialist areas.

They are paying a competitive package of c.£50,000 upwards dependent on PQE level experience. In addition, a fantastic benefits package is also on offer which includes 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays, health insurance, critical-illness cover, death-in-service and childcare vouchers.

The role

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor / legal executive with 4+ years PQE who can demonstrate strong advocacy skills. In addition, you will have previous experience of advising a public body on day to day legal queries.

For this role you will be based on permanent secondment in Guildford. The ideal candidate will also be willing to regularly travel to various other locations across Surrey and Sussex.

You will on a wide range of operational policing matters, undertake regular advocacy and help to supervise junior members of the team. This will include providing a comprehensive range of legal advice such as, depending on experience, civil orders in the Magistrates’ Court and the County Court, including ASB Injunctions, Sexual Offences Prevention Orders, Proceeds of Crime Act applications and Domestic Violence Protection Orders. In addition, you may also manage some pre and litigated claims including but not limited to false imprisonment, malicious prosecution and assault.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in house for one of the firm’s major clients. Therefore, apply now for immediate consideration.

Struggling to talk during office hours? Email or text me and we can arrange a convenient time to speak. Don’t have an up to date CV? Don’t panic, just get in touch, we are here to help.