PT Solicitor/Lawyer - Litigation

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Salary: £30.50 to £30.50 per hour
Additional salary information: per hour PAYE
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 July 2024
Location: CAMBOURNE, CB23 6EA
Company: Triumph Consultants Ltd
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: Cambridge 5250762

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What's involved with this role:

Interim PT Solicitor/Lawyer - Litigation

Reference no: Cambridge 5250762

Pay Rate: £30.50 per hour PAYE

30 Monday – Friday, TBC

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


Hybrid - some office attendance for committees at all three offices (Cambridge, Cambourne, Huntingdon) and also court attendance when required

This will primarily be a licensing role. Candidate must have full knowledge of licensing law and be able to attendance and advise on Hearing and Committees. Other litigation work will include noise abatement, CPN breaches, food safety prosecutions, etc.

Key responsibilities:

Give practical, clear, accurate and full legal advice to Council officers within the area of law allocated to the post.
Be responsible for conduct of the legal cases allocated by the Principal or Senior Lawyers.
Carry out legal research.
Develop and apply procedures relevant to the main area of responsibility for the post, or as directed by the Principal or Senior Lawyers.
Adapt and apply legal precedents and to draft documents including documents that require original thought, appropriate to the level of the post.
Assist with work allocated to Principal or Senior Lawyers.
Deliver accurate, prompt, cost effective and customer focused legal services to the Partnership
Commensurate with the level of the post to provide or assist with the provision of training and guidance to colleagues within the Legal Practice and within other Partnership Services.
Attend and contribute to team meetings and to actively participate in Legal Practice projects and initiatives including development of effective precedents and procedures.
Carry out any other duties as required by the Head of Legal Practice or Principal or Senior Lawyers from time to time, in accordance with the grading of the post.

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.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

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:


Fellowship of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent level of knowledge and experience.


In depth understanding of the principles of law in the area in which the post holder works.


Experience in housing matters including possessions, injunctions and disrepair cases.

Skills & Abilities:

Good keyboard skills.
Ability to deal appropriately with competing demands.
Ability to absorb complex information and to give clear, accurate legal advice.
Ability to draft a range of legal documents in clear, concise language.
Ability to write clear, concise, correspondence and to provide advice clearly both orally and in writing.
Ability to negotiate effectively with third parties/external agencies.
Competent in the use of electronic legal case management system


Job Ref: Cambridge 5250762

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.

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

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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