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Lawyer

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Job ID:

19345

Practice Area(s):

Housing/ASB, Information Law, Licensing, Litigation

Location:

Suffolk, East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.11.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

ESC00651
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Job Description:

Up to £35,745 per annum
37 hours per week

Home working role primarily but need to be able attend office in Melton or Lowestoft when required.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We currently have an opportunity for a Lawyer to join our Legal Services team. We are looking for a Lawyer with experience in one or more of the following practice areas and a willingness to learn new areas of practice.  

* Civil and Criminal litigation
* Housing Law
* Information Law
* Licensing Law
* Health and Safety Law
* General legal advice on a wide range of matters.

You will hold a current practising certificate and be an admitted Solicitor of the Supreme Court or Chartered Legal Executive.

Why work for us?
East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video:



Here are some of the main benefits:
* Great opportunities for training and development
* Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years' service, plus bank holidays)
* Local government pension scheme
* Free car parking (for when you are working in the office)
* Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there is strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Chris Bing, Head of Legal and Democratic Services on (01394) 444316.

For further information or to apply, please visit our career pages by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date: 1 December 2021.

Interview date: w/c 13 December 2021.

 
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East Suffolk Council
Suffolk, East of England, United Kingdom

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East Suffolk Council
Suffolk, East of England, United Kingdom
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Lawyer

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Job ID:

19345

Practice Area(s):

Housing/ASB, Information Law, Licensing, Litigation

Location:

Suffolk, East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

16.11.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority

Employer Ref:

ESC00651
col-wide   

Job Description:

Up to £35,745 per annum
37 hours per week

Home working role primarily but need to be able attend office in Melton or Lowestoft when required.

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We currently have an opportunity for a Lawyer to join our Legal Services team. We are looking for a Lawyer with experience in one or more of the following practice areas and a willingness to learn new areas of practice.  

* Civil and Criminal litigation
* Housing Law
* Information Law
* Licensing Law
* Health and Safety Law
* General legal advice on a wide range of matters.

You will hold a current practising certificate and be an admitted Solicitor of the Supreme Court or Chartered Legal Executive.

Why work for us?
East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and to hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work, take a look at our video:



Here are some of the main benefits:
* Great opportunities for training and development
* Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years' service, plus bank holidays)
* Local government pension scheme
* Free car parking (for when you are working in the office)
* Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there is strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please contact the recruiting manager listed at the bottom of this advert.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Chris Bing, Head of Legal and Democratic Services on (01394) 444316.

For further information or to apply, please visit our career pages by clicking on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date: 1 December 2021.

Interview date: w/c 13 December 2021.