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Various Opportunities

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Job ID:

8004

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Education, Generalist, Highways, Litigation/Prosecutions, Planning

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time, Locum

Posted:

22.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Various Opportunities – child protection, adult social care, education, highways and general litigation – Gloucestershire County Council Legal Services
 
Salary (£21,693 to £38,052) plus welcome payment of up to £3,000
 
We have recently reshaped our service offering to ensure that the way we work gives the services we advise added value and enables us to respond flexibly to requests for support.

Now is a really interesting time to join our Team. We have specific opportunities for:
  • Lawyer Advocates with Adults Safeguarding and/or Children’s Safeguarding law and practice.
  • Lawyer Advocates with general litigation.
  • Lawyer within our Corporate Team with highway and planning knowledge.
As you would expect, we work in a business focused agile way, so that we are there when and where our clients need us. We recognise that as professionals, you will have clear career/life goals and we want to work with you to help you meet these aspirations. It may be you are aiming for the bar via achieving higher rights of audience, consolidating your reputation as a professional advocate, developing the skills to be a team manager or taking those first steps on the journey to being a fully qualified and experienced Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive. We can accommodate all of these ambitions. In addition, we are willing to talk to you about what else will make Gloucestershire your career destination.
 
If you want to join us in creating a centre of advocacy excellence, we are willing to discuss with you how we may best invest in you to achieve your goals.
 
We are also looking for lawyers who wish to join our temporary staff register to cover for temporary peaks in advice demands across our whole service. If you are a lawyer looking for temporary work please get in contact with us to see what opportunities exist. 
 
If you believe that you have the skills and the track record to meet our needs, visit our website at by clicking the "Enquire/Apply" button below.

Or to find out more please speak to one of our Principal Lawyers and Legal Services Business Partners about what is on offer:
 
Kelly Forrest: (Children’s Team): (01452) 328746 (Kelly.Forrest@gloucestershire.gov.uk)

Sarah Farooqi (Adults and Litigation Team): (01452)  328721 (Sarah.Farooqi@gloucestershire.gov.uk)

Carrie Denness (Corporate Team): (01452) 328724 (Carrie.Denness@gloucestershire.gov.uk)
 
We are considering applications on an ongoing basis in the future so please get in touch at any time.
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Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom

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Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucestershire, South-West, United Kingdom
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Various Opportunities

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

8004

Practice Area(s):

Adult Social Services, Children's Services, Education, Generalist, Highways, Litigation/Prosecutions, Planning

Location:

Gloucestershire, South-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time, Locum

Posted:

22.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Various Opportunities – child protection, adult social care, education, highways and general litigation – Gloucestershire County Council Legal Services
 
Salary (£21,693 to £38,052) plus welcome payment of up to £3,000
 
We have recently reshaped our service offering to ensure that the way we work gives the services we advise added value and enables us to respond flexibly to requests for support.

Now is a really interesting time to join our Team. We have specific opportunities for:
  • Lawyer Advocates with Adults Safeguarding and/or Children’s Safeguarding law and practice.
  • Lawyer Advocates with general litigation.
  • Lawyer within our Corporate Team with highway and planning knowledge.
As you would expect, we work in a business focused agile way, so that we are there when and where our clients need us. We recognise that as professionals, you will have clear career/life goals and we want to work with you to help you meet these aspirations. It may be you are aiming for the bar via achieving higher rights of audience, consolidating your reputation as a professional advocate, developing the skills to be a team manager or taking those first steps on the journey to being a fully qualified and experienced Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive. We can accommodate all of these ambitions. In addition, we are willing to talk to you about what else will make Gloucestershire your career destination.
 
If you want to join us in creating a centre of advocacy excellence, we are willing to discuss with you how we may best invest in you to achieve your goals.
 
We are also looking for lawyers who wish to join our temporary staff register to cover for temporary peaks in advice demands across our whole service. If you are a lawyer looking for temporary work please get in contact with us to see what opportunities exist. 
 
If you believe that you have the skills and the track record to meet our needs, visit our website at by clicking the "Enquire/Apply" button below.

Or to find out more please speak to one of our Principal Lawyers and Legal Services Business Partners about what is on offer:
 
Kelly Forrest: (Children’s Team): (01452) 328746 (Kelly.Forrest@gloucestershire.gov.uk)

Sarah Farooqi (Adults and Litigation Team): (01452)  328721 (Sarah.Farooqi@gloucestershire.gov.uk)

Carrie Denness (Corporate Team): (01452) 328724 (Carrie.Denness@gloucestershire.gov.uk)
 
We are considering applications on an ongoing basis in the future so please get in touch at any time.