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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Litigation Lawyer

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/06/2018
Advert End Date:
23/07/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
Salary:
£41,846 - £45,660
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
102210

Job details 

Closing date:
23 Jul


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Further information

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Litigation Lawyer to join the our busy Litigation Team. The role includes the provision of advice to colleagues and clients, and case preparation and representation in both civil and criminal cases as well as on wider governance and policy requirements. Good organisational and IT skills are necessary. Previous experience in working in a local government setting desirable. Opportunities are available for agile working, flexi time with a generous holiday and pension package.

Currently based in the town centre, we will soon relocate to a brand new office with outstanding views across the river Nene, just a short walk from the town centre.
Peterborough is a great place to live and work. The Council is ambitious and constantly innovating to support economic growth, focussed on investment, connectivity and opportunity. Property is attractive and affordable with an excellent house-price-to-earnings ratio. The city was voted as one of the top ten cities to raise a family and has beautiful landscapes, country parks and a unique heritage. Located close to Cambridge, Huntingdon and Lincoln, we are also just a short 46 minute train ride from London with excellent road transport links as well.

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