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Senior Lawyer x 10

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Job ID:

19811

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Children's Services, Highways, Litigation, Planning, Property

Location:

Tyne and Wear, North-East 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.12.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£36,922 - £40,876 pa

We are seeking to recruit flexible, highly skilled applicants to join our three Legal Teams based within our Legal Services. It is essential that you have experience of and a genuine enthusiasm for all aspects of local government legal practice and an excellent approach to public service and client care. Candidates internally are encouraged to apply, if applicable.

We offer a modern, open-plan, working environment with opportunities to use technology to work in a flexible and agile way. Our teams operate both autonomously and collaboratively to deliver high performance with light touch management. We provide a supportive environment for the development and maintenance of your professional skills and experience.

You will provide legal advice, representation and undertake legal research relating to all aspects of legal matters and will carry a varied caseload of local government matters. You will undertake advocacy in the relevant courts, including contested hearings and briefing counsel where appropriate.

As part of a busy legal team, you may be required to undertake work in other areas covered by the team. Please refer to the candidate pack for specific team detail and job descriptions.

If you would like to be part of our team and are committed to providing an excellent legal service in this vital area of work we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that due to Covid-19 the team are currently working within a hybrid model with part of the week to be worked in the office and part from home using laptops and video conferencing for meetings and hearings with limited office attendance. The working arrangements are subject to review.

For further information please contact:

- Zoe Atkinson, Interim Legal Manager, Safeguarding & Litigation Team:
0191 6435343
Zoe.atkinson@northtyneside.gov.uk
or
- Jamie Hall, Legal Manager, Property Team:
0191 6435357
Jamie.hall@northtyneside.gov.uk,

Interviews: w/c 7th February 2022

Closing date: 23 January 2022

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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North Tyneside Council
Tyne and Wear, North-East, United Kingdom

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Tyne and Wear, North-East, United Kingdom
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Senior Lawyer x 10

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Job ID:

19811

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Care, Children's Services, Highways, Litigation, Planning, Property

Location:

Tyne and Wear, North-East 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

23.12.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£36,922 - £40,876 pa

We are seeking to recruit flexible, highly skilled applicants to join our three Legal Teams based within our Legal Services. It is essential that you have experience of and a genuine enthusiasm for all aspects of local government legal practice and an excellent approach to public service and client care. Candidates internally are encouraged to apply, if applicable.

We offer a modern, open-plan, working environment with opportunities to use technology to work in a flexible and agile way. Our teams operate both autonomously and collaboratively to deliver high performance with light touch management. We provide a supportive environment for the development and maintenance of your professional skills and experience.

You will provide legal advice, representation and undertake legal research relating to all aspects of legal matters and will carry a varied caseload of local government matters. You will undertake advocacy in the relevant courts, including contested hearings and briefing counsel where appropriate.

As part of a busy legal team, you may be required to undertake work in other areas covered by the team. Please refer to the candidate pack for specific team detail and job descriptions.

If you would like to be part of our team and are committed to providing an excellent legal service in this vital area of work we look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that due to Covid-19 the team are currently working within a hybrid model with part of the week to be worked in the office and part from home using laptops and video conferencing for meetings and hearings with limited office attendance. The working arrangements are subject to review.

For further information please contact:

- Zoe Atkinson, Interim Legal Manager, Safeguarding & Litigation Team:
0191 6435343
Zoe.atkinson@northtyneside.gov.uk
or
- Jamie Hall, Legal Manager, Property Team:
0191 6435357
Jamie.hall@northtyneside.gov.uk,

Interviews: w/c 7th February 2022

Closing date: 23 January 2022

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.