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Senior Lawyer – Planning

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Job ID:

19178

Practice Area(s):

Management, Planning

Location:

Cumbria, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

05.11.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

REQ00000013050
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Job Description:

Are you looking for your next career step in a fast-paced, highly influential, and innovative team?

Salary:  £48,984 – £51,055

Hours: Fulltime, 37 hours per week

Workbase: Cumbria House, Carlisle, but team operates flexible working and home working

Cumbria County Council are looking for an experienced and professional candidate to join us as Senior Lawyer Planning. We are welcoming applications from candidates with significant management experience, who have delivered services at a high level of strategic and corporate importance.

Based in our Litigation & Environment Legal Team, you will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of planning and PROW law. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced Lawyer to take the next step and work in a key management role, whilst also still managing complex casework.

As a Senior Lawyer you will not only oversee the day-to-day management and supervision of the wider team; you will also assist the Team Leader in ensuring the provision of the most appropriate and cost-effective method of meeting the Council’s requirements for legal services. This will include contributing to the management of the wider Legal Services and supporting the organisation in achieving a high standard of corporate governance.

You will be a strong and inspiring leader, with knowledge in dealing with high profile applications in a minerals and waste authority and experience of commons and/or highways law. In addition, you will need proven management experience in supervising team members, and an ability to develop excellent relationships with the client and other professionals. It is a fantastic time to join us, as we improve and develop our Services, working in new ways to support the extraordinary changes happening in Local Government.

Excellent communicators, the ability to work in high-pressure environment, and an open and honest approach to management, are all qualities we are looking for in our Senior Lawyers, and as an organisation, we offer excellent career progression, and we strongly encourage flexible working to support and enable our team.  

If you are looking for a new challenge, in a friendly, supportive, and professionally stimulating environment, then we want to hear from you.

To discuss the role, please contact: Kate Turner on 07919 293626

Closing date: 28/11/2021

Interview date: 06/12/2021

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
 
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
 
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

‘Like’ Cumbria County Council Jobs on facebook to keep up to date with the latest job searching tips, news and opportunities.
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Cumbria County Council
Cumbria, North-West, United Kingdom

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Senior Lawyer – Planning

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Job ID:

19178

Practice Area(s):

Management, Planning

Location:

Cumbria, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

05.11.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

REQ00000013050
col-wide   

Job Description:

Are you looking for your next career step in a fast-paced, highly influential, and innovative team?

Salary:  £48,984 – £51,055

Hours: Fulltime, 37 hours per week

Workbase: Cumbria House, Carlisle, but team operates flexible working and home working

Cumbria County Council are looking for an experienced and professional candidate to join us as Senior Lawyer Planning. We are welcoming applications from candidates with significant management experience, who have delivered services at a high level of strategic and corporate importance.

Based in our Litigation & Environment Legal Team, you will be responsible for dealing with all aspects of planning and PROW law. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced Lawyer to take the next step and work in a key management role, whilst also still managing complex casework.

As a Senior Lawyer you will not only oversee the day-to-day management and supervision of the wider team; you will also assist the Team Leader in ensuring the provision of the most appropriate and cost-effective method of meeting the Council’s requirements for legal services. This will include contributing to the management of the wider Legal Services and supporting the organisation in achieving a high standard of corporate governance.

You will be a strong and inspiring leader, with knowledge in dealing with high profile applications in a minerals and waste authority and experience of commons and/or highways law. In addition, you will need proven management experience in supervising team members, and an ability to develop excellent relationships with the client and other professionals. It is a fantastic time to join us, as we improve and develop our Services, working in new ways to support the extraordinary changes happening in Local Government.

Excellent communicators, the ability to work in high-pressure environment, and an open and honest approach to management, are all qualities we are looking for in our Senior Lawyers, and as an organisation, we offer excellent career progression, and we strongly encourage flexible working to support and enable our team.  

If you are looking for a new challenge, in a friendly, supportive, and professionally stimulating environment, then we want to hear from you.

To discuss the role, please contact: Kate Turner on 07919 293626

Closing date: 28/11/2021

Interview date: 06/12/2021

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
 
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
*Competitive rates of pay
 
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

‘Like’ Cumbria County Council Jobs on facebook to keep up to date with the latest job searching tips, news and opportunities.