Solicitor for First North Law

Northallerton, North Yorkshire
£32,029 to £42,683
13 Jul 2020
03 Aug 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Grade K and M

Locations: Northallerton

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37hrs

The Council is looking a Solicitor/Barrister who can work for our wholly owned law firm, First North Law.  The work will involve providing legal advice to a range of clients involving one or more of the following areas:  property, procurement, contracts and other related areas.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a flexible approach to being trained on new areas of work and will be employed the County Council. 

First North Law (FNL) is a team of North Yorkshire legal specialists, providing legal services nationwide. First North Law is dedicated to providing professional, client-centred services to a range of public, private and third sector organisations and the Director of the company will be responsible for delivering pragmatic and cost effective solutions to address our growing customers’ legal challenges.

The successful candidate must be a qualified Lawyer, Barrister or FILEX, have the ability to communicate effectively in writing to produce documents in a range of formats and style to suit a range of audiences and produce a representative record of meeting discussion and actions and be able to interact positively with colleagues, clients and elected Members. 

As an organisation we strongly believe in promoting a work life balance, with flexible working opportunities and modern technology you will be able to deliver your role to suit both your personal and our business needs.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. We offer exceptional company benefits such as salary sacrifice schemes in technology, professional qualifications and green car schemes.

You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as generous leave entitlement and local government pension scheme. We also offer exceptional salary sacrifice schemes and well as discounted retail offers, health schemes to name but a few. More information is found in our Total Rewards Brochure.

If you are interested in playing a key part in our Legal team and would like to have an informal conversation, please contact Barry Khan on

Key dates:

Closing date:  3rd August 2020

Interview date: 12th August 2020