Chief Lawyer – Litigation Division

Posted on 16th May 2023
Type Full Time
Specialism Litigation
Location London
Deadline 30th May 2023

Job Description

Salary £68,390 – £78,160 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting plus a Market Forces Supplement of £9,480 p.a. A Market Forces Supplement (MFS) is paid in addition to the annual salary (which may be withdrawn, reduced or increased during the year).

The City of London Corporation is the local authority for the “Square Mile”. It is committed to the support of the City as a pre-eminent international, commercial property and financial and business centre and is a pleasant and vibrant place to work, live and relax.

The City of London Corporation offers the normal range of local government services, as well as being associated with, managing, and funding a number of world-renowned educational and cultural institutions such as the Barbican Centre and City of London Police. Our portfolio includes the working wholesale markets and some of London’s most important open spaces such as Hampstead Heath and Epping Forest.

We are seeking to recruit a Chief Lawyer who can demonstrate excellent legal, technical and professional skills to advise on a wide range of legal issues, including all aspects of Litigation and Licensing law. Applicants should also have experience of managing and leading teams of professional lawyers, HR/Business operations and be able to demonstrate an ability to manage and have developed a high level of expertise in the legal areas relevant to the post.

Applicants will be solicitors or barristers FILEX/CILEX members with the appropriate level of post qualification experience preferably with some experience at a senior level in local government.

If you would like further information or an informal discussion, please contact Frank Marchione on

Interviews are to take place week commencing 5th June 2023

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting the reference number OOLS0128. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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