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Principal Legal Officers

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £25.89 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Lesley-Anne Fitzgerald
Job ref CLSH0012_1624457768

Job description

Staffline are working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Civil Service to recruit a range of temporary Principal Legal Officers to start ASAP for 6 months with possibility of extension.

Pay rate: £25.89 per hour

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Experience in either:

  • Litigation or;
  • Conveyancing

Essential Criteria

  • Principal Legal Officer (Grade 7) or equivalent with experience in litigation particularly High Court, County Court Civil Litigation and preferably experience of insolvency litigation
  • Principal Legal Officer (Grade 7) or equivalent with experience in conveyancing.
  • With the minimum formal qualifications, the post holder would need to have a minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience to perform these roles competently

Duties

  • Reporting to a Grade 6 lawyer, the Grade 7 lawyer shall work as part of a team and shall individually manage a litigation case load of approximately 100 files, providing a litigation/conveyancing service to clients in accordance with court rules, taking instructions from clients, briefing Counsel and attending Court, providing legal advice to clients, managing time and resources in accordance with SLAs, recording hours worked to ensure recovery of client running costs from client Departments.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £18/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Coleen O'Hara will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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