Locum Litigation Solicitor (Outside IR35)

  • Job Reference: 6978470/001
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £35.00 to £45.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Litigation Solicitor (OUTSIDE IR35) – West Midlands – up to £45 per hour

Venn Group's specialist legal team are recruiting a Locum Litigation Solicitor for a Local Authority based in the West Midlands.

The team are looking for someone to carry out this role for an initial period of 3 months, on a remote working basis for the foreseeable future. However, please note there may be an expectation for some office based working if Council guidance should change. This contract has been deemed Outside IR35.

The successful applicant will be able to advise the Authority on a range of Civil and Criminal litigation matters, ranging from small to multi-track claims. Candidates with a broad range of experience across different areas of litigation are encouraged to apply.

Duties may include:

  • Handling a diverse range of Local Government civil litigation from small claims track to multi track

  • Dealing with monetary claims for compensation

  • Resolving matters concerning housing disrepair, insurance law including liability and quantum assessment

  • Dealing with housing act enforcement and HIMO prosecutions

  • Carrying out prosecution work from summary to either way offences including social housing fraud, benefit fraud and council tax fraud

  • Drafting relevant notices prior to laying information

A rate of between £35 and £45 per hour (Outside IR35) dependant on experience. The client is happy consider candidates who can offer either part-time or full-time hours.

For more information about the position, please contact Connie Ross or Tom Hoult on 0121 616 0660. Alternatively email your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com

Venn Group acts as an employment agency and an employment business. Venn Group aim to deliver the highest standards, so you can be assured your application will be handled with professionalism and care.

At Venn Group, we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours.  However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.