Interim Solicitor, Public Sector (Civil Recovery Unit) – Edinburgh

Practice Area: Criminal, Debt Recovery, Financial Services, Funds, Public Law, Risk, in-house, Civil Litigation
Level: NQ 2022, NQ 2023, NQ, Assistant, Associate, Full Time, Interim
Section: In-House, Public Sector
Location: Scotland, Central Belt, Edinburgh, Remote
Ref: FW8688

We are delighted to be instructed on this interim in-house role with our client, The Scottish Government in Edinburgh; the position is full-time and will run until the end of March 2024, with the possibility of extension. The role sits within the organisations ‘Civil Recovery Unit’ and its purpose is to recover property obtained through crime and to disrupt those involved in crime. The CRU currently operate a hybrid working model with at least one day per week office presence required, however there is scope to have some flexibility around this.

The organisation is keen to hear from candidates across all levels of PQE, who are interested in working within the public sector and have a good understanding of criminal law and the Proceeds of Crime legislation in Scotland. The role focuses heavily on cash recoveries and the Sheriff Court, therefor, previous experience of working within the Sheriff Court and Court of session would be beneficial. Previous experience of working in an in-house environment would also be beneficial however not essential.

The team require someone who can start as soon as they have an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland Certificate and security checks are completed – you must also have a current practising certificate.

If this position could be of interest, please do not hesitate to contact either Cameron or Frasia for an initial and confidential discussion. (Assignment 15582)


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