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FULL_TIME 2020-12-31 00:00:00 2019-12-17

Public Law Lawyer | Ref: PIP0000981

London | Accounting, tax & legal | Start: ASAP | Duration: 6 months

Posted 1 year ago

Job description

We are currently creating a pipeline for Public Law Lawyers that we will be recruiting for across several Government Organisations and Contracting Authorities in the coming weeks / months.

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service roles.

As Public Law Lawyer, you will: 

  • Produce legal prognoses advising on merits and litigation strategy
  • Draft summary grounds of defence and other pleadings as well as evidence Instruct counsel and making use of other external legal resources
  • Manage a broad range of varied case work activities complying with policies, standards, procedures and service level agreements
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive case files, both paper and on a IT case management system
  • Complete supporting administrative tasks including recording and meeting chargeable hours targets and maintaining financial records
  • Provide effective client care and managing all aspects of the client relationship for each allocated case appreciating the particular commercial, political and policy context
  • Advise and guide clerical support Draft and send case correspondence

You’ll have:

  • PQE 3 years +
  • Ideally previous experience dealing with public law litigation cases
  • Previous experience within the public sector or government department and insight into the interrelationship between law and politics are desirable, but not essential
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise own work
  • The ability to manage a busy and complex caseload
  • The ability to build and maintain good working relationships

If this sounds like you and you would be interested in being added to our pipeline, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.


"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

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