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Corporate Lawyer - London Borough of Croydon

Closing date

22/09/2019

Salary

up to £52,482 per annum

Job description

About you

We are looking for an experienced lawyer who has a commitment to delivering excellent legal services to clients and Members.

You will be an experienced and capable lawyer who can work independently and has particular knowledge and interest in local government corporate law and information governance.

You will play a key role in the Litigation and Corporate Law Team assisting the Council to discharge its corporate objectives covering a range of legal advice services in particular information governance advice and supporting the Data Protection Officer, council constitutional law and licensing.

You will manage a varied case load of advice and representation for client service departments.

Your drive and professionalism will enable you to build and maintain relationships with clients and support the service on its journey to Lexcel accreditation.

About us

Croydon is changing, with the biggest development and regeneration programme since the 1960s already well underway. More than £5bn will be invested in the borough over the next five years, ushering in a positive, dynamic future for residents and businesses alike making this an exciting time to join the Council.

With strong learning development opportunities Croydon is the best place to take the next steps in your legal career

This is a career progression post with salary up to £52,482 per annum.

For more information about the role, please contact Sandra Herbert Head of Litigation and Corporate Law Sandra.herbert@croydon.gov.uk

or Emma Newby Legal Business Manager Emma.newby@croydon.gov.uk

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Equalities & Safeguarding Statement

Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised

Reference

Contact

Sandra.herbert@croydon.gov.uk