Buckinghamshire County Council and Wycombe District Council are jointly recruiting to an exciting range of new legal roles. On 01 November 2018, it was announced by the government that the five councils in Buckinghamshire will become a single unitary authority in April 2020.
It's an exciting time to join us, as you'll be able to get involved in the biggest transformation of the County's public services for over 100 years. You'll literally be helping to shape the future of local government in Buckinghamshire as the county council and the district councils come together to build a brand new council, building on the best experience and expertise of the five current councils. A huge transformation programme will build a new Unitary Council that is ambitious in outlook, and will provide Buckinghamshire residents with simpler ways to access services that they need, and makes best use of public money.
Appointment to this role will be made at a grade within the indicated range which reflects the successful candidate's experience. Applicants are invited to submit their CV and a supporting statement. All applications need to address the criteria in the person specification and demonstrate the correct level of experience in the particular areas of law pertinent to the role.
About the role
Litigation Lawyers (£42,346 - £48,616) (WDC employed, flexible location)
We are seeking a lawyer with general civil and criminal litigation experience to take on a varied and interesting caseload spanning numerous Council functions. Experience in one or more of the following would be advantageous: defending civil cases including personal injury such as slips and trips and highway matters, knowledge of the civil procedure rules, prosecutions including advocacy in the Magistrates Court or other tribunal including planning enforcement, injunction proceedings and judicial review.
We're employers that develop talent, have a social conscience, rewards success, and encourage innovation. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented professional. If you want to be part of our journey, we would love to hear from you.