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Principal Legal Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £16.50 - £24.82 per hour
Published 5 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Laura Hagan
Job Ref CHS0905_1495464329

Job Description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation require a Principal Legal Officer to start ASAP for 4-6 months.

Role: Principal Legal Officer

Pay rate: 0-12 week's £16.50 p/h

13+ week's £24.82p/h

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week

Essential Criteria

Must be a solicitor or barrister entitled to practise in Northern Ireland, and have 2 year's relevant post qualification experience gained within the last 4 years.

Experience in litigation; mainly High Court/County Court cases

Duties

Providing advice and directions on receipt of instructions from clients.

Estimating costs and damages

Briefing counsel

Directing Witnesses and preparing statements.affidavits etc

Giving post- case advice and evaluation

Please note that successful candidate's will be required to complete a Standard Access NI Security Clearance at a cost of £26.00. 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, Laura Hagan will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

The deadline for applications for this role will be Tuesday 23rd May at 12 noon.

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