Solicitor - Civil Liberties

We are pleased to announce an opportunity for a solicitor with experience in dealing with civil liberties and public law, including civil actions against the police and public bodies, human rights, data protection and judicial review, to join our expert team in Wigan. If the following information about the firm, team and role appeal to you we would welcome your application – please quote reference CIVILSOL.

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About the role

If you are a qualified solicitor with 3 years + PQE, we can offer you the opportunity to join our team made up of experienced and knowledgeable people in a great environment. You will have the following:

  • Experience of running a case load
  • Knowledge of the type of work including civil actions against the policy and public bodies, human rights, data protection and judicial review
  • Advocacy experience
  • Ideally you will have supervisor status for the actions against public authorities contract

About the team

Please click here for details about our civil liberties and public law team.

Why Stephensons?

We believe in access to justice for all.

We are a driven and dynamic team and do encourage people to work hard but are very proud of our positive work life balance. Many of our staff have been with us for a long time because they like our culture.

We are a friendly team where everyone works together in a spirit of mutual co-operation.  We have an open door policy with management and everyone is supported to achieve the best that they can. We provide training, not only in legal skills but also business skills.

We encourage flexible working arrangements and are committed to supporting those with caring obligations who want to combine those obligations with a first class professional career. 

There are ample opportunities for those looking for career development in a forward thinking, innovative and award winning firm.

Stephensons is an award winning, top 150 law firm with a strong commitment to the future growth and development of the business. With an ambitious mind set, yet approachable and down to earth attitude, Stephensons provides an exciting place for long term career development and progression. Whilst we do look for highly motivated and driven individuals, we also have a strong commitment to work life balance and flexibility.

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexi time
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Holiday sale & purchase scheme
  • Corporate rate private healthcare
  • Season ticket travel/parking permit loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Internal referral schemes
  • Social events