Are you an ambitious, proactive and committed legal professional looking for a new challenge?
About the role
Are you looking for a job which provides a work life balance, is rewarding, challenging and gives you the satisfaction of knowing your intervention will contribute to our vision to build a town where opportunity is extended to everyone, where people can grow, flourish and prosper, and where no-one is left behind.
Building on the success of our current team and in recognition of the resources required to provide an outstanding service, we are seeking an experienced Litigation Lawyer. In this role you will be providing high quality litigation services, of which licensing plays a key role, advising at Committees and acting as an advocate in various other forums.
Our Legal Service is recognised as a key partner in our improvement journey and has received considerable investment and growth. This is an ideal time for a legal professional to join our Litigation team.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Litigation Lawyer who is keen to develop their experience in litigation related matters concerning licencing, criminal, civil, employment and other litigation related matters. Experience of senior level licensing, civil (including employment)/criminal litigation law and procedures is essential.
Of most importance is that you have excellent communication, team-work and relationship building skills. In this role you will need to use your initiative, be flexible and driven to deliver an excellent high quality service; demonstrating a real commitment the role and the Legal Services Team.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council has made rapid and significant progress on its improvement journey, which is clearly demonstrated by the expedited return of our powers in September 2018. This is testament to the hard work and commitment of the council’s employees and new Senior Leadership Team, now in their third year.
This is an excellent time to join Rotherham which has the fastest growing economy in Yorkshire. We are delivering major regeneration and housing as well as creating new jobs and opportunities for our residents. Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location with excellent road and rail links and is ideally placed near the scenic countryside of the Peak District, whilst also being conveniently located next to the vibrant city of Sheffield.
We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which includes membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of health and wellbeing and other benefits. This makes working for us an attractive proposition. If you have the ambition to make a real difference and are committed to delivering an excellent legal service we would welcome your application.
For an informal discussion relating to this role please contact Elizabeth Anderton on 01709 823736 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.