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Senior Litigation Counsel

Job Seekers United Kingdom Legal Professional Services

Job Summary

  • City of London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH769158
  • Oct 30, 2020
  • £100k - £120k
Job Description

In house litigation lawyer is required for one of the Regulators, enforcing investigations and prosecutions into businesses across the UK

A unique opportunity has arisen for a litigation lawyer seeking to move in house.

One of the UK's regulators, which has a very high profile and prosecutes some of the biggest cases in the UK, is seeking to hire a Senior Counsel into their growing legal team. Working alongside forensic investigators and other enforcement lawyers, you will be responsible for some of the leading large trial cases in the UK.

The cases are often complex and high profile and consequently you will be responsible for working collaboratively with other lawyers on very detailed and technical matters.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • planning and managing investigations and defining the strategy to be followed
  • appointing and managing all external resource including law firms, experts and leading counsel
  • managing the funding for each case
  • acting as lead lawyer on each prosecution

Candidate Requirements

  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 10 years' PQE and be qualified in the UK
  • Your experience will have come from general commercial litigation or you may had had experience in contentious regulatory law
  • Experience of working with or against a prosecuting authority would be advantageous
  • You should be able to operate autonomously with little supervision and manage and drive forward large cases

If you would like to discuss this unique in house litigation opportunity, please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

James Franklin
James Franklin
  • Head of Legal, UK
  • +44 (0)20 7092 0133
  • jfranklin@morganmckinley.com