We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.
Accessibility Tools

Lawyer - Litigation

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04558
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2024, 10:32 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £48474 - £53577 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

Lawyer – Litigation

Who we are?

Liverpool City Council is embarking on an exciting transformation portfolio of unprecedented breadth and scale and, as a result, we’re expanding our Legal Team and hiring into numerous new roles.

Following significant investment we are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join us. This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward thinking local authority as part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary legal department.

Our roles operate on a hybrid approach to allow flexibility between home working and office working at the Cunard Building.

What will I be doing?

  • As a Lawyer in Liverpool City Council you will provide legal advice and representation in areas of law of relevance to the Council including information governance and public law challenges to decisions
  • You will have personal responsibility for a varied caseload, and act as a subject expert, with appropriate support and supervision from a Senior Lawyer or Head of Law.
  • You will lead and develop a team of Legal Officers and Legal Assistants where required
  • You will contribute to the supervision and development of Trainee Lawyers in the team
  • This role reports to the Senior Lawyer for the discipline
  • You will work collaboratively within your team and the service to meet deadlines and achieve targets

What you will receive!

  • 31 days holiday rising to 35 after 5 years service.
  • Agile working - A “Flexibility First” approach to Agile working where flexibility is the norm rather than the exception.
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Travel Pass Scheme
  • Drive Time – The scheme allows you to get behind the wheel of a new car on a salary sacrifice basis, with no deposit
  • Discounted Lifestyles Memberships
  • A full range of family friendly policies
  • Part of the Local Government Pension scheme
  • Purchase of Additional Leave
  • A wide range of high-quality learning open to all with opportunities to train, develop and support to realise your potential.
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Medicash
  • On top of this, we also offer other benefits such as Credit Union, Local Discounts using your ID Card and Contract Parking at Council owned parking facilities

If you would like to talk to a member of the team about the role or have an informal discussion, please contact legalservices@liverpool.gov.uk

Please note interviews are scheduled to take place on 6th June.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

We advise you save the job description and person specification on your own device (e.g. laptop, tablet, mobile), as once the closing date has passed they will not be accessible.

Downloads

  • City Plan
  • Council Plan
  • Job Description /Person Specification

How to Apply

Follow the link to be directed to the Liverpool City Council Website where you will find details of how to apply!

Apply Now

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04558
  • Published: Tue 07/05/2024, 10:32 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 28/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £48474 - £53577 GBP year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

Vacancy Location