Solicitor - ARB07294

  • Job Reference: 00084827-1
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2020
  • Employer: Argyll & Bute Council
  • Location: Negotiable (Argyll & Bute)
  • Salary: £35,987 to £39,363
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Law
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Service: Legal and Regulatory Support
Closing date: Monday 21st December 2020Solicitor required to participate as a member of the Legal Services team in the provision of efficient and effective legal services with a particular focus on social work, education law and liquor and civic government licensing.

The main responsibilities of the post will be to provide an efficient legal service in regard to all Council departments and also advice and assistance to the Council, its Members, Committees and Services, appearing at courts, tribunals, hearings etc as necessary to represent the Council's interests. The work is interesting and varied and this is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in local authority law and practice. The successful candidate should be able to manage their own case load and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

As well as their headquarters in Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute Council have area offices in Helensburgh, Oban, Dunoon and Campbeltown and place of work can be negotiable within one of those locations.

This is a permanent post, 35 hours per week.

Applicants should note that:

This post is not suitable for job share.To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Susan Mair, Legal Services Manager, telephone 01546 604117.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CV's, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.