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Legal Executive (Planning, Property and Contracts) - Gedling Borough Council

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£17,275 - £18,287 (for 22 hours per week)

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Legal Executive to join our busy and ambitious Legal Services team. We're looking for someone to deal predominantly with non-contentious aspects of local government law, including contract, procurement, planning and property related matters. We are looking for someone with a strong background in legal services. Local government experience is not essential.

The successful candidate will provide support to the Solicitor (Planning, Property and Contracts) but will have their own caseload and be expected to provide high quality legal advice to officers of the Council, Senior Leadership Team and elected members as well as advising at committee meetings and appearing when necessary at tribunals, appeals and hearings.

The Legal Services team strive for continuous improvement in service delivery and this post is key to the provision of an effective and efficient legal service and to the delivery of the Council's plans and priorities.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Francesca Whyley on 0115 9013907.

For further details and to apply please visit our website –

Closing date for completed applications is 24th August 2018 (4.45pm)

Interviews will be held w/c 3rd September 2018