Solicitor/Legal Executive

This is a Permanent Full Time position

You will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or Chartered Legal Executive Lawyer in England and Wales who has completed a training contract, pupillage (or has been exempted from this by the Law Society or Bar Council) or has qualified through the CILEx route.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of governance and decision making within a local authority organisation and an awareness of the need to be alert to political sensitivities.

You will be highly organised and used to working with minimum supervision and be able to provide advice and assistance on a broad range of legal matters connected with the delivery of any of the Council’s services. You will require sound judgement and analytical skills .

We would welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

Please look at the full Job Description & Personal Spec for the full details of the role.

You will need to be highly motivated and well organised with an eye for detail and the ability to challenge where appropriate.

Please send a copy of your CV with cover letter to

Please also complete our equalities monitoring questionnaire. Please note that this information is for monitoring purposes only and will not form part of your application. All information is treated in the strictest of confidence.

If you have not heard from us within 14 days of your application, please assume on this occasion your application has not been successful. Feedback will not be provided at this stage of the recruitment process

Closing date: Monday, 30 May 2022

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