Fixed term for up to 10 months.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Solicitor to join our legal team providing legal services to the Ashfield and Mansfield Shared Legal Service across all functions of each Council (Ashfield District Council and Mansfield District Council).
You will be a Solicitor of the Supreme Court, have experience in providing legal advice and knowledge of the legislation governing local government. You should have excellent human resource skills. Applicants must have highly developed written and oral communication skills.
This is a role with a strong focus on property law and related areas. The successful candidate will have experience of dealing with a wide variety of property transactions, both commercial and residential. Experience of planning law and local government law is also desirable.
This role will be due to commence as soon as practicable following appointment to the role.
Interview Date: 09 March, 2020
Canvassing of Members of the Council (directly or indirectly) for any appointment shall disqualify the candidate for that appointment. Applicants should disclose if they are related to a Member or Officer of the Authority.
Ashfield District Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.