Interim Solicitors (Social Security Unit) – Edinburgh

Practice Area: Security, in-house, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Public Law, public sector, Risk
Level: NQ 2022, NQ 2023, NQ, Assistant, Associate, Full Time, Interim
Section: In-House, Public Sector
Location: Remote, Scotland, Central Belt, Edinburgh
Ref: FW8388

We are delighted to have been instructed, as a sole agency, on a unique in-house role with our client, a public sector organisation based in Central Edinburgh. The role sits within the organisations Social Security Unit which is part of its Economy and Social Protections Division. The unit is currently recruiting for an interim solicitor to join its busy team on a temporary basis; the post holder will be involved in assisting and reporting to the branch head on appeals, low-income benefit and disability case work.

This position is an FTC for an initial period of 10 months; Hybrid working between office and remote is available and there is scope to be very flexible in this regard.

To be considered for this role, you should be a qualified solicitor in Scots Law and hold a current practising certificate. The unit is keen to hear from candidates with experience of working in a litigation environment or have advised in an operational decision-making context; this is highly desirable but not essential. Previous knowledge of social security law would also be beneficial.

If this position is of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact either Teddie or Steph for an initial and confidential discussion. (Assignment 14905)

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