Interim Solicitor x2, Public Sector, Edinburgh

Location: Scotland / Edinburgh Ref: FW5477 |

This public-sector organisation is looking to recruit two in-house solicitors on an interim basis to be based in the Edinburgh office. In this position you will be employed through FWA as an agency worker and the initial contract is 6 months with the possibility of extension. You will be dedicated to assisting a specific Inquiry and will be involved in the following;


  • Identification, management, analysis and transfer of evidence to the Inquiry which falls within its terms of reference, including reviewing relevant evidence for privilege. 
  • Providing legal advice and leading in relation to key projects covering the span of the Response Unit’s work.  This will often involve managing the work of others in the Response Unit and working as a cohesive team.   
  • Supporting witnesses.  
  • Attending and reporting on oral hearings of the Inquiry.
  • Advising and taking instructions in respect of responses to the Inquiry.

You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic team and will work to tight deadlines.  The ideal candidate should have between 3-5 years’ pqe and litigation experience is beneficial although not essential, and candidates who possess strong analytical and organisational skills will also be considered at the more junior or senior level. If this position interests you please do not hesitate to contact either Teddie or Cameron on 01294 850501 for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 9928)

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