We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic Trainee Solicitor to join our legal team. This fantastic opportunity would suit somebody who is looking to further their career within local government and gain an understanding of local government law across a wide range of disciplines. You will gain practical legal experience in a variety of disciplines including property, procurement and litigation.
The successful candidate will be supporting the Head of Democratic and Legal Services to provide a comprehensive, efficient and effective legal service to the Council as well as supporting lawyers in handling cases.
The Council offers in return a generous flexi time scheme with the ability to take two flexi days a month, membership of the local government pension scheme, discounted health and leisure membership, plus many more excellent benefits.
Please note this is a 2 year fixed term contract.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. An assessment may be required. If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further, please contact the Human Resources team.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Joanne McIntosh (Legal Services Manager) on 01483 743038.
Closing date extended due to site maintenance affecting site access on 14/11/2018.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 22 November 2018.