Solicitor

Favourite East Ayrshire Council
Ref no: EAY02202
Closes: Friday, 29th September 2017
Published: Wednesday, 13th September 2017
Location: Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock
Salary: £31,249 - £40,877 per year Dependant on experience
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: East Ayrshire Council
Category: Legal
Sub-category: Paralegal / Legal executive

Job Description

Represent the Council in all litigation matters and provide legal advice and support to all Committees and to Service Units of the Council in the performance of their functions and service delivery in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council`s key objectives.

Requirements

The duties of this post requires access to the public sector network and therefore the successful applicant must complete a basic Disclosure Scotland application. A formal offer of employment with East Ayrshire Council will only be made once satisfactory clearance has been received. Any information that is disclosed on a basic disclosure will require to be discussed before a formal offer of employment is made.

Responsibilities

A vacancy has recently arisen in the Litigation and Advice Team within the Council’s Legal Services which will provide an exciting opportunity for someone with more than 2 years’ post qualifying experience. Whilst the post will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to work within all areas of Local Authority practice; there is scope to develop or maintain a specialism in Planning Law, Social Work Law (including Child Permanence and Adult and Child Protection) and Housing Law. This is a full time permanent post based at Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock. The duties of this post require access to the public sector network and therefore the successful applicant must complete a basic Disclosure Scotland application. A formal offer of employment with East Ayrshire Council will only be made once satisfactory clearance has been received. Any information that is disclosed on a basic disclosure will require to be discussed before a formal offer of employment is made. The salary for this post is £31,249 - £40,877.

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