General Litigation Lawyer

  • Category
    Legal - Public Sector Legal
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference

We have an opportunity for a litigation lawyer within Central Government. This position is headed by the General Counsel and Solicitor, and includes approximately 150 lawyers who advise on legal issues arising from the company's policy and operational work and conduct the Department's litigation.
Our legal work is high quality and covers a broad range of subjects. The vacancy arises within the Personal Tax Litigation Team that conducts litigation in the First-tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal and higher courts. The cases within the team are of high value, high media interest or involve complex points of law and relate to all aspects of personal tax including PAYE and avoidance schemes, national insurance, pensions and residence.
The duties include
*Litigating appeals before the tax tribunals
*Conducting judicial review cases
*Conducting cases before the European courts
*Providing all litigation support to our clients in relation to those cases
*Maintaining files to Lexcel standard.
Our key stakeholders are officers working in policy, technical and operational teams. The work is subject to time pressure and cases are required to be kept in Lexcel compliant order with all litigation and internal deadlines met.
We are looking for intellectually capable, highly motivated lawyers with powerful oral and written communication skills. You will be working as part of a team of lawyers based in London.
Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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