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Solicitor - Litigation & General Support

  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: 002/20/132673
  • Published: Thu 03/09/2020, 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 17/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 9 (£37,890 – £41,881 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: General Offices, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6AA, Blaenau Gwent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Legal and Compliance Team at Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council. This role is responsible for managing a varied caseload of contentious matters and includes advocacy in Civil and Criminal Courts. You will also provide legal advice and assistance on a range of issues across all Council directorates and Committees. This role would be interest someone who possesses excellent problem-solving skills and who enjoys a varied caseload working with a small team of professionals.

 

The successful candidate will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a current practising certificate. Litigation and advocacy experience is essential.

 

The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore a full driver’s licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

 

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.

 

For a further discussion, please contact Andrea Jones, Head of Legal & Corporate Compliance – 01495 355024.

 

Closing Date:          17th September 2020, midnight.

 

Interview Date:        28th September 2020

 

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  • JD - SOLICITOR BG00026
  • Employer: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
  • Reference: 002/20/132673
  • Published: Thu 03/09/2020, 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 17/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 9 (£37,890 – £41,881 per annum)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: General Offices, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6AA, Blaenau Gwent

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