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Litigation Lawyer - Peterborough City Council

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£42683 - £46573 pa

Job description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Litigation Lawyer to join our busy Litigation Team. The role includes the provision of advice to colleagues and clients, and case preparation and representation including contested hearings 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.

Recently relocated 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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