• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 28000

Job Title: Litigation Executive – Public Law
Location: Sheffield
Contract: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent 
Salary: £28,000 to £35,000 (however is negotiable DOE)

The organisation will offer you the following benefits package:

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Additional discretionary leave during XMAS office closure
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexi time scheme
  • Life assurance scheme (after 2 years service)
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Maternity pay scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Additional voluntary benefits – healthcare, travel scheme etc.. 
  • Hybrid & flexible working can be discussed

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Litigation Executive – Public Law:

  • Case Management:

    • Analyse and evaluate potential actions against public authority cases, assessing their viability and legal merit.
    • Conduct comprehensive legal research to support the development of effective case strategies.
    • Manage a caseload of actions against public authority cases, ensuring deadlines and court appearances are met.
  • Client Representation:

    • Provide expert legal advice to clients, explaining their rights, potential legal remedies, and the process involved in pursuing actions against public authorities.
    • Draft legal documents, including complaints, applications for judicial review, and correspondence with relevant authorities.
    • Represent clients in court proceedings (if possible / qualified to do so), hearings, and negotiations, presenting compelling arguments and advocating for their interests.
    • Instructing barristers and council on matters
  • Legal Research and Analysis:

    • Stay updated on developments in public law, human rights, and administrative law to ensure a thorough understanding of relevant legal principles and precedents.
    • Conduct in-depth legal research to support case preparation, identify legal issues, and anticipate potential challenges.
  • Collaboration and Communication:

    • Collaborate with colleagues, including solicitors, barristers, and paralegals, to build strong case strategies and ensure comprehensive representation for clients.
    • Maintain effective communication with clients, providing updates on case progress, legal strategies, and potential outcomes.
  • Advocacy and Court Appearances:

    • Represent / support clients in court hearings, oral arguments, and other legal proceedings with professionalism and poise.
    • Prepare witnesses for testimony and cross-examination, ensuring they are well-equipped to present their accounts effectively.
  • Documentation and Reporting:

    • Maintain accurate and organised case files, documenting all interactions, correspondence, and legal documents related to each case.
    • Provide regular reports to senior colleagues and partners on case progress, challenges, and potential strategies.

About the business:

CRA Legal are recruiting on behalf of a reputable regional law firm. Our client is looking to hire a Litigation Executive to join their renowned Civil Actions and Public Law Team, in their Sheffield Office. The firm are a leading practice, representing a diverse client base and are highly regarded throughout the local area. 

About CRA Consulting:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

How to apply:

If this Litigation Executive – Public Law vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Litigation Executive – Public Law vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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