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Principal Legal Officer

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Job ID:

8657

Practice Area(s):

Housing/ASB

Location:

Leeds, Yorkshire 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

21.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£37,107 to £39,961 (subject to change with pay award on 1st April 2019)

We are looking for a candidate who has knowledge and experience of complex housing disrepair matters, who is able to mentor junior officers and work collaboratively with Housing Services colleagues in responding to claims against the Council.

The successful candidate will be a Solicitor or Barrister, FCILEx or will hold an equivalent legal qualification. All candidates must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the field of housing disrepair litigation, in addition to excellent interpersonal skills. An ability to hold a personal caseload of complex matters, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines, work flexibly to find pragmatic solutions and a willingness to develop new areas of expertise, will be essential.

The role offers the opportunity for flexible working and generous annual leave entitlement (up to 28 days, excluding bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service). Leeds City Council is a member of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

Our ambition is to be the best council and the best city in the UK. Leeds City Council is committed to making sure all staff receive the right training and development to help deliver excellent services to the people of Leeds. Our aim is to develop an empowered, motivated and effective workforce within the Council.

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

Closing date: 30th April 2019

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.
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Leeds City Council
Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Principal Legal Officer

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Job ID:

8657

Practice Area(s):

Housing/ASB

Location:

Leeds, Yorkshire 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

21.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£37,107 to £39,961 (subject to change with pay award on 1st April 2019)

We are looking for a candidate who has knowledge and experience of complex housing disrepair matters, who is able to mentor junior officers and work collaboratively with Housing Services colleagues in responding to claims against the Council.

The successful candidate will be a Solicitor or Barrister, FCILEx or will hold an equivalent legal qualification. All candidates must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience in the field of housing disrepair litigation, in addition to excellent interpersonal skills. An ability to hold a personal caseload of complex matters, to prioritise and work to tight deadlines, work flexibly to find pragmatic solutions and a willingness to develop new areas of expertise, will be essential.

The role offers the opportunity for flexible working and generous annual leave entitlement (up to 28 days, excluding bank holidays, rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service). Leeds City Council is a member of the West Yorkshire Pension Fund.

Our ambition is to be the best council and the best city in the UK. Leeds City Council is committed to making sure all staff receive the right training and development to help deliver excellent services to the people of Leeds. Our aim is to develop an empowered, motivated and effective workforce within the Council.

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

Closing date: 30th April 2019

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.