Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Service Care Legal are recruiting for a London Borough Council, who are seeking a Commercial Litigation Lawyer to join their team on a contract basis.

Please see below further details regarding this position.

ROLE: Commercial Litigation Lawyer

RATE: £16.00 to £19.00 per hour
CONTRACT: 36 hours per week, initial 3 months, potentially ongoing

Please note that this position is hybrid working (4 days working from home, 1 day in the office)

The Role

  • To manage a full caseload and provide legal advice for Debt Collection for a wide range of debts across the Council

  • Departments to provide support for will include Adult Social Care, Housing Benefit Over Payments, Council Tax Arrears, Sundry Debts and Commercial Litigation

  • Take a proactive approach to the recovery of debt and approach the role robustly

  • Personally conduct litigation on behalf of the Council up to and including trial and to instruct counsel as appropriate

The Person

  • A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with a minimum of 2 years' PQE

  • Full caseload management of Debt Collection/Recovery matters would be essential for this position

  • Previous public sector working experience would be highly desirable for this position

  • Further knowledge of enforcement, the Care Act 2014, Mental Health Act 1983 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 would be desirable

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please feel free to reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 , or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.