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Senior Legal Executive/Solicitor/Barrister (Level 1) (Planning and Highways) - Staffordshire County Council

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£41,675 – £45,591

Job description

37 Hours per week – Permanent

To join a busy Commercial Property and Development Team in a forwarding thinking Local Authority Legal Team. You will be a Solicitor, a Fellow of CILEX or a qualified Barrister. Very complex legal case work requiring a very good understanding of their area of specialism and the County Council's and other client's procedures and structures. Complexity can be depth of knowledge required or experience of working within a diverse legal environment, for example organizing/working with other professionals, courts, witnesses and external stakeholders. The post holder must also have a minimum of 4 years post legal qualification experience in a relevant legal environment together with at least 2 years' experience of passing work to other fee earners to complete in relation to their own case files.

The successful candidate should be personable, confident and able to build strong internal and external relationships.

The benefits of working with Staffordshire County Council include flexi-time, an up to date working environment, payment of practicing certificate, an employee appraisal scheme and LGPS.

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Interview Date: to be confirmed

The role is based in Stafford and the Council operates an agile-working scheme. If you are interested in this position further information is contained in the attached job description and person specification. Should you also wish to have an informal conversation with team members please call John Rowe (01785) 276186.

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This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.