Solicitor - Communities & Young People

Favourite Stirling Council
Ref no: STR02513
Closes: Monday, 2nd April 2018
Published: Monday, 12th March 2018
Location: Viewforth, Stirling
Salary: £34,824 - £36,924 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per year
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Stirling Council
Category: Legal
Sub-category: Solicitor

Job Description

Stirling Council is an ambitious Council, delivering an exciting new vision, and one which is externally focused and aimed at ensuring positive outcomes for all our communities. In particular, at the Council we want to take advantage of the area's unrivalled location and rapid growth to provide opportunities and services for all our citizens. We have a fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled solicitor to join the legal team specialising in providing legal advice to client services supporting the Council’s communities and young people. The successful candidates will have 1+ year PQE and will have responsibility for delivering high quality and solution-focused legal advice and support on a wide range of litigation and local government matters, including legal support for matters relating to children, education, housing, anti-social behaviour, employment, adult social work and health and social care integration. The successful candidate will be required to represent the Council in court/ tribunal on a variety of matters. The candidate will assist the Lead Solicitor – Communities & Young People on a variety of matters relating to legal support and governance within the Council.


Stirling Council is committed to ensuring the safety of vulnerable people and our recruitment process is designed to support this. The preferred candidates will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check. It is Stirling Council’s policy to ask that you pay for this disclosure.