Uttlesford is a thriving and ambitious district in north- west Essex equal in size to half of Greater London, with international air (Stansted Airport), road and rail networks. With both new development and an historic and rural environment it offers some of the best quality of life in England and Wales.
We are looking to recruit a qualified Solicitor or FILEX to join our small but busy legal services team. Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, Governance and Legal you will be responsible for acting for the Council on a range of non-contentious issues. Strong property law experience is essential, and experience of contract and procurement law is very desirable. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to apply and expand their legal knowledge across a wide range of local government law.
We will support the successful candidate with training in areas of law with which they are not familiar. We also offer flexible working, including home working.
If you are interested in this position, please apply via our online recruitment link which is available on our website https://www.uttlesford.gov.uk/jobs
Closing date for completed applications is 2 December 2018.
Interviews will be held in week commencing 10 December 2018.
CVs will not be accepted.
We positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.