Solicitor

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Recruiter
East Ayrshire Council
Location
Scotland
Salary
£31,249 - £40,877 per year Dependant on experience
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
29 Sep 2017
Ref
EAY02202
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Description
Represent the Council in all litigation matters and provide legal advice and support to all Committees and to Service Units of the Council in the performance of their functions and service delivery in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council`s key objectives.

Requirements
The duties of this post requires access to the public sector network and therefore the successful applicant must complete a basic Disclosure Scotland application. A formal offer of employment with East Ayrshire Council will only be made once satisfactory clearance has been received. Any information that is disclosed on a basic disclosure will require to be discussed before a formal offer of employment is made.

Responsibilities
A vacancy has recently arisen in the Litigation and Advice Team within the Council's Legal Services which will provide an exciting opportunity for someone with more than 2 years' post qualifying experience. Whilst the post will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work within all areas of Local Authority practice; there is scope to develop or maintain a specialism in Planning Law, Social Work Law (including Child Permanence and Adult and Child Protection) and Housing Law. This is a full time permanent post based at Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock. The duties of this post require access to the public sector network and therefore the successful applicant must complete a basic Disclosure Scotland application. A formal offer of employment with East Ayrshire Council will only be made once satisfactory clearance has been received. Any information that is disclosed on a basic disclosure will require to be discussed before a formal offer of employment is made. The salary for this post is £31,249 - £40,877.

See also:
Solicitor Litigation and Advice - 2.doc



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