​Are you a Junior Lawyer in local government who could represent your sector?

Publish date: 01/11/2019

LLG are looking to appoint a Junior National Lead to work alongside the existing two leads in this area.

National Leads operate as the authoritative voice of local government law in their field and focus on consultations, campaign engagement, working groups and stakeholder engagement where appropriate and with flexibility. Support and direction are provided by the Head of Public Affairs. The post runs for a period of 3 years and is determined by the LLG Board. It is a non-director position.

Whilst the post is non-remunerated, expenses may be provided to attend events where agreed in advanced. You can also expect direct access to our corporate partners and enhanced access to apply for funding to attend training.You will also be invited to a yearly 'Away Day' to meet the other National Leads and Branch Representative to discuss topical issues and receive training. National Leads also get the opportunity to stand as a Board Director of LLG as the Junior Lead Board Representative which provides career enhancing strategic experience.

If you are interested in the role and would like to have an informal discussion please contact Helen McGrath at Helen@llg.org.uk or Shamsher Zada at shamsher.zada@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Criteria: -

Full membership of Lawyers in Local Government.

Desirable- no more than 2 years PQE or Equivalent

Application Process: -

To apply, please set out a statement which covers the following areas: -

·1.Name, authority and contact details.

·2.Experience and knowledge of the issues facing Junior Lawyers in local government.

·3.Your local authority employment history.

·4.Why you would like to be appointed to the role and what you would hope to bring to it.

Please submit your application to membership@llg.org.uk by 16th December 2019. Applications received after this date will not be considered.