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Corporate Lawyer

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Job ID:

3272

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Highways, Housing/ASB, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration, Property

Location:

Bolton, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

01.09.2017

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

from £32,486

We are looking to recruit a Lawyer to join our Corporate and Environment Team, to provide advice and effectively conduct  legal matters relating to corporate governance, highways, planning, housing, property, development and regeneration, commercial matters, construction, business models and procurement.  

Working with a varied caseload in a sensitive political environment, you must be able to work effectively with other officers in order to achieve the successful implementation of the council’s objectives

You should be an enthusiastic team player with excellent organisational skills and be able to look at evidence in a balanced and analytical way in order to conduct a case from start to conclusion. Knowledge of Local Government Law, with a particular emphasis on corporate matters, is essential.

Excellent communication skills are required as you will be responsible for your own case management.  You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and be effective when faced with a high volume of work.  The ability to work to deadlines is essential.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Sarah Woodall 01204 331120.

Legal Services provides legal advice about council functions and represents the council in courts, tribunals and inquiries.  Our main clients are officers in the council’s departments. In addition, we provide advice to members and to outside bodies such as Bolton at Home and on occasion, to those working with the council such as the PCT.

Over the years, we have developed specialist knowledge in many areas of law including those relating to employment, licensing, planning, housing, local government prosecutions, civil claims, judicial review, private and public Children Act proceedings, immigration, education, adult social care, property, regeneration, compulsory purchase,  contracts, procurement and highways.

We also deal with constitutional matters and ensure that administrative decisions are properly taken and implemented by advising on the council’s legal powers and duties.   Our lawyers provide legal advice with regards to governance issues to include disclosure of information , complaints and Ombudsman work.

For further details and to apply please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
12pm 25th September 2017
Employer Info
Bolton Council
Bolton, North-West, United Kingdom

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Bolton Council
Bolton, North-West, United Kingdom
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Web Site: http://www.bolton.gov.uk/home/Pages/default.aspx

Corporate Lawyer

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Job ID:

3272

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Highways, Housing/ASB, Planning, Procurement/Contracts, Projects/Regeneration, Property

Location:

Bolton, North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

01.09.2017

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

from £32,486

We are looking to recruit a Lawyer to join our Corporate and Environment Team, to provide advice and effectively conduct  legal matters relating to corporate governance, highways, planning, housing, property, development and regeneration, commercial matters, construction, business models and procurement.  

Working with a varied caseload in a sensitive political environment, you must be able to work effectively with other officers in order to achieve the successful implementation of the council’s objectives

You should be an enthusiastic team player with excellent organisational skills and be able to look at evidence in a balanced and analytical way in order to conduct a case from start to conclusion. Knowledge of Local Government Law, with a particular emphasis on corporate matters, is essential.

Excellent communication skills are required as you will be responsible for your own case management.  You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and be effective when faced with a high volume of work.  The ability to work to deadlines is essential.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Sarah Woodall 01204 331120.

Legal Services provides legal advice about council functions and represents the council in courts, tribunals and inquiries.  Our main clients are officers in the council’s departments. In addition, we provide advice to members and to outside bodies such as Bolton at Home and on occasion, to those working with the council such as the PCT.

Over the years, we have developed specialist knowledge in many areas of law including those relating to employment, licensing, planning, housing, local government prosecutions, civil claims, judicial review, private and public Children Act proceedings, immigration, education, adult social care, property, regeneration, compulsory purchase,  contracts, procurement and highways.

We also deal with constitutional matters and ensure that administrative decisions are properly taken and implemented by advising on the council’s legal powers and duties.   Our lawyers provide legal advice with regards to governance issues to include disclosure of information , complaints and Ombudsman work.

For further details and to apply please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.

Closing date:
12pm 25th September 2017