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Lawyer - Litigation

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Job ID:

22433

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Dorset, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

29.07.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£32,798 - £45,648

Location: Dorchester

What’s in it for you:

The legal team are looking for an enthusiastic Litigation lawyer with a can do attitude who can provide clear and detailed legal advice on a variety of litigation matters. You will also have the opportunity to provide representation in court proceedings and will be able to develop your skills through ongoing training and support.

What you can expect to be doing:

You will be part of a supportive and collaborative team who deal with matters such as debt recovery, licensing appeals, possession claims and employment advice.

About you:

Essential criteria is set out in the person specification
You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister
This post requires travel. You must have a Full UK Driving License

This post involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them. It will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. See our policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

Dorset Council: A great place to work

We’re passionate about making Dorset a great place to live, work and visit. Working for us should be no exception.

At Dorset Council we:
  • provide more than 450 services to over 300,000 residents
  • have ambitious aspirations
  • are excited about our future
  • care about Dorset and all the people who live here
  • know that all roles make a difference and that our employees are key to our success
You will:
  • have access to a range of employee benefits
  • be part of an organisation that supports each other to grow and succeed
  • have access to range of training opportunities which will help with your personal development and career progression
We are challenging ourselves to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We recognise that recruitment and inclusion of individuals with diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds will bring real strength to the council and our communities. We have a commitment to equality and welcome applications from everyone.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We offer an interview to everyone who declares a disability and meets the essential criteria for the role.

We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We also look for applicants who share our commitment to our behaviours. We will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the selection process.

If appointed, the personal information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected, you could be refused certain services or employment.

Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found at https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

This role is UK based and we will need to establish your Right to Work as part of the appointment process.

We use generic job descriptions and person specifications. This means the job title on any attachments may differ from the job title in the advert. We may provide specific information in a context statement if relevant.

Closing date: 30 August 2022 11:00 PM

For further information or apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Dorset Council
Dorset, South-West, United Kingdom

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Dorset, South-West, United Kingdom
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Lawyer - Litigation

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

22433

Practice Area(s):

Litigation

Location:

Dorset, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

29.07.2022

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£32,798 - £45,648

Location: Dorchester

What’s in it for you:

The legal team are looking for an enthusiastic Litigation lawyer with a can do attitude who can provide clear and detailed legal advice on a variety of litigation matters. You will also have the opportunity to provide representation in court proceedings and will be able to develop your skills through ongoing training and support.

What you can expect to be doing:

You will be part of a supportive and collaborative team who deal with matters such as debt recovery, licensing appeals, possession claims and employment advice.

About you:

Essential criteria is set out in the person specification
You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister
This post requires travel. You must have a Full UK Driving License

This post involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them. It will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. See our policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

Dorset Council: A great place to work

We’re passionate about making Dorset a great place to live, work and visit. Working for us should be no exception.

At Dorset Council we:
  • provide more than 450 services to over 300,000 residents
  • have ambitious aspirations
  • are excited about our future
  • care about Dorset and all the people who live here
  • know that all roles make a difference and that our employees are key to our success
You will:
  • have access to a range of employee benefits
  • be part of an organisation that supports each other to grow and succeed
  • have access to range of training opportunities which will help with your personal development and career progression
We are challenging ourselves to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We recognise that recruitment and inclusion of individuals with diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds will bring real strength to the council and our communities. We have a commitment to equality and welcome applications from everyone.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We offer an interview to everyone who declares a disability and meets the essential criteria for the role.

We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We also look for applicants who share our commitment to our behaviours. We will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the selection process.

If appointed, the personal information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected, you could be refused certain services or employment.

Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found at https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

This role is UK based and we will need to establish your Right to Work as part of the appointment process.

We use generic job descriptions and person specifications. This means the job title on any attachments may differ from the job title in the advert. We may provide specific information in a context statement if relevant.

Closing date: 30 August 2022 11:00 PM

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