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Senior Solicitor/Legal Executive P/T - Broxtowe Borough Council

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£33,780 - £35,523 pro rata per annum

Job description

22 hours per week

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a legal career in local government.

This role is for a Senior Solicitor/Legal Executive. The successful candidate must be well organised, articulate with good communication skills and willing to work as part of a team, although sufficiently able to carry their own case load. Experience in court advocacy is essential. Experience in the public sector is desirable although not essential.

The areas of work covered in the role include:


  • Preparing and conducting both criminal and civil proceedings in the Magistrates Court and County Court.
  • Drafting and advising on planning enforcement, anti-social behaviour, licensing, employment and housing law issues.


  • Drafting land transfers, leases and other land law issues to include boundary disputes.


  • Attendance as adviser to Committees including Alcohol & Entertainment Committee and Licensing and Appeals Committee and Planning Committee etc

Are you ready for the challenge and do you want to join our exciting team of local government lawyers, if so please apply.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme. You can read more about these at

If you wish to discuss this post please contact the Head of Legal Services, Nicola Dumville on 0115 9173256.

Our preferred method for applying for jobs is online at (Please do not send CVs).

If this is not possible, application packs can be obtained by contacting the Recruitment Team, Human Resources Division on 0115 9173342 or 3372.

Please quote reference: L71

Closing Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 at 5.00pm