Local Authority Solicitor/Team Leader
Position type: Permanent
Sector: Civil litigation
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
Skills: local authority
Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required
Job Type: Full Time
A modern law firm in Wigan is seeking a Senior Solicitor/Team Leader in the Local Authority Recoveries team. This role involves representing 85 councils across England & Wales, specialising in the collection of business rates and council tax, and providing expert advice on challenging cases.
- Lead and manage a team of Solicitors and Paralegals, providing guidance, support, and motivation.
- Handle your own caseload while ensuring the team meets monthly and quarterly targets.
- Build and maintain lasting relationships with Local Authority clients, offering expert advice and ensuring client satisfaction.
- Prioritise maintaining the firm's excellent reputation for consistent recovery results and outstanding client care.
- Contribute to the career development of the team members and foster a positive and engaging work environment.
- 5+ PQE Solicitor with experience in Local Authority Recoveries, business rates, and council tax matters.
- Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate and engage a team.
- Experience in managing relationships with Local Authority clients and providing expert advice.
- Flexible Working: Enjoy the flexibility of a modern workplace with options for flexible working arrangements.
- Competitive Salary
- Wellbeing Programme: Access the Workplace Wellbeing programme to support your health and work-life balance.
- Career Pathway: Benefit from a clear career pathway and opportunities for professional growth within the firm.
- Free Parking
If you are an experienced Solicitor seeking a leadership role as a Local Authority Recoveries Solicitor/Team Leader, with a commitment to outstanding client care and team motivation, apply now!