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Senior Lawyer - Newham

Job Title: Senior Lawyer - Newham
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newham
Salary: £45 per hour
REF: LEF9950305
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Senior Lawyer  – Newham

Housing and Litigation department

£45 per hour

Contract – Full Time:


  • To support the Principal Lawyer and Legal Services management team in the provision of strategic, high level legal advice to the Client, Members and Officers, and support the provision of legal solutions in Housing and Litigation and related areas to enable the Client to progress with corporate goals.
  • To lead and manage a team in a shared back office support service. The team will include lawyers, legal officers and support staff, and the Senior Lawyer will support the Team Leader in the delivery of a portfolio of high quality, solution focused legal work in more than one discipline and across multiple sites, to customers in different organisations.
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in meeting the strategic aims of the Legal Services department.
  • To build positive relationships with customers, assisting the Principal Lawyer in the role as relationship manager, and developing and marketing new and innovative solutions
  • To support the Principal Lawyer in developing  ways of maximising and improving income generation and ,identifying savings
  • Knowledge of local government powers and duties and at least one of the following areas of law, procurement & contract, Housing and Civil Litigation, development.
  • Housing and Litigation and related areas
  • A qualified solicitor or barrister holding a practicing certificate.

To find out more information please contact Lily at

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.

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