Solicitor (Litigation)

Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
£36,498 to £39,378
Posted
25 Jul 2018
Closes
13 Aug 2018
Job role
Solicitor
Contract Type
Full time

Fixed term for 1 year, 37 hours per week

PO1C £36,498 to £39,378

Do you have the legal knowledge and ambition to be part of our mission to build a strong, viable and prosperous future for Lincoln?

We are looking for a Solicitor to join our busy Legal Services Team to proactively contribute to the provision of a comprehensive legal service to Members and officers to meet the challenges ahead.

Lincoln is a creative and innovative world class historic city. We are internationally known for our enterprise, engineering, heritage and educational excellence. At City of Lincoln Council, we want to help people feel safe and welcome in their communities and ensure the best quality of life for people living in Lincoln. Through this role, you will get a feel of how we aspire Lincoln to be beyond 2020 and contribute to this ambitious future every step of the way.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Be a qualified solicitor
  2. Have experience of local government law and how it affects the framework within which the public sector operates
  3. Have advocacy experience, to include the Magistrates and the County Court, and/or Tribunals
  4. Have specific experience of the law relating to anti-social behaviour and housing law

For more information on this role, please refer to job description and person specification by following the link below:

https://jobs.lincoln.gov.uk//apps//jd//CX//SolL.doc

Or for an informal conversation about the post please contact please contact Becky Scott on 01522 873441.

Information for applicants:

Please read the following document before you complete your application form: https://jobs.lincoln.gov.uk//apps//InfoForApps.doc

City of Lincoln Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Flexible working arrangements can be applied for.

Closing Date: 13th August