Senior Lawyer– Adults Education & Employment Team

Job details
Posting date: 20 June 2024
Salary: £26.78 to £26.78 per hour
Additional salary information: per hour PAYE
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 July 2024
Location: Woolwich, Greater London, SE18 6HQ
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: Greenwich RQ1298045

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Interim Senior Lawyer– Adults Education & Employment Team

Job Ref: Greenwich RQ1298045

Pay Rate: £26.78 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 5-6 months

City: Woolwich, Greater London

The purpose of the role is to provide proactive, clear and concise legal advice and assistance to client departments.

Key Responsibilities:

Undertake proceedings in all courts, tribunals, public enquiries and arbitrations.
Undertake an extensive caseload of complex legal work in the legal practice areas.
Negotiate on behalf of the Council.
Interpret and draft reports on legislation.
Attend committees, working parties, case conferences etc. as appropriate.
Managers up to 6 directly managed staff.
Manages up to 15 indirectly managed consultancy/contracting staff.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


Qualified legal executive, solicitor or barrister.

Skills & Experience:

Advocacy experience in the County Court.
Leadership skills.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write accurate and engaging copy/correspondence for a range of audiences.
Experience of law and practise relating to planning.
Strong negotiation skills.
Ability to personally handle with some supervision all matters within the post holder’s area of responsibility and to carry a heavy caseload comprising of general litigation relating to all aspects of debt collection, from negotiation, to Court action and finally enforcement.
Ability to appear as an advocate at court or in public inquiries or tribunals if necessary.
Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


Job Ref: Greenwich RQ1298045

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

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