Solicitor - Projects & Contracts

Favourite Stirling Council
Ref no: STR02578
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 week
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 and to encourage sustainable business development. The Council have recently secured a City Region Deal with the vision to transform Stirling into a global and international powerhouse, designed to build on Stirling's many world class assets and re-position it as a major economic player, centre of innovation and destination of choice. To support this we have a fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled solicitor to join the team to help shape the future provision of legal services at the Council and to also play a key role in the delivery of the Council's vision. The successful candidates will have 1+ year PQE with responsibility for delivering high quality and solution-focused legal advice and support on a wide range of non-litigious commercial law, including land sales and purchases, leases, procurement, projects, corporate, commercial contracts, property, planning, FOI/DP and general governance matters. The candidate will assist the Lead Solicitor – Projects & Commercial on a variety of matters relating to legal support and governance within the Council.


The successful candidate will be required to complete a Basic Disclosure application. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to come in to complete the form and have your details verified.