Specialist Lawyer –Litigation and Employment
Salary £41,978 to £48,133 per annum
We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Lawyer to join our dynamic team providing legal advice and support to the Council as a Specialist Lawyer –Litigation and Employment The work will cover a wide range of;-
-civil litigation in the County and High Court covering housing, contract disputes, injunctions, Judicial Reviews
-criminal litigation in Magistrates and Crown Courts covering environmental cases, planning enforcement, licensing
-advising Licensing Officers and Licensing Committee
-providing support on major projects within the Borough.
You must be a qualified solicitor, barrister, legal executive (Fellow) or equivalent with practical knowledge and understanding of complex contract work and procurement matters.
In return, we offer an opportunity to undertake interesting, varied and high profile work, job satisfaction, training and work life balance.
You will be located in our offices close to Guildford Town Centre. In addition you will be rewarded with an attractive package of staff benefits which includes local government pension scheme membership, flexible work arrangements, remote working, generous leave, tax savings on child care costs, training and development, annual subscription for professional membership to a professional organisation and staff discounts.
For more information about the role, contact Delwyn Jones Senior Legal Specialist (Planning Regeneration and Litigation) 01483 444955 and email email@example.com.
Closing date for applications 1 August 2021
Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities. All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.