Ref. 63277


  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • Salary: £50 - £50 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Nottinghamshire Council to recruit a Qualified Solicitor with Local Authority Experinece that has experience in Commerical Property ideally.

£50 per hour.

Initial 3 month contract with the possibility of extension.

Job Purpose:

To provide legal advice, guidance and representation to customers of Legal Services (internal & external) with emphasis on Property,

Planning, Highways , Rights of Way and support for major commercial projects, subject to service demand and direction in any of the

legal disciplines covered by the section. 


1. To manage a personal caseload providing expert legal

advice support assistance and advocacy by reference to

the Job Purpose.

2. To act on behalf of the customers in legal proceedings and to

attend and advise at meetings both internal and external, as


3. To comply with professional standards of conduct, training

requirements, internal protocols/standards, policies and

procedures of the Authority, or such other body that may apply.

4. To maintain an awareness of legal developments, practice

issues or problems that may impact upon work, practice,

service delivery or the political direction of the Authority and if

necessary to escalate such issues.

5. To identify changes in law and practice relevant to the post and

contribute effectively towards the development of policies,

practice and business efficiencies, including delivering training

to colleagues and customers.

6. To provide professional supervision and support to other

officers in Legal Services in connection with any matter within

the postholder’s area of knowledge.

7. To develop and maintain knowledge of the legal disciplines that

are allocated to the postholder by managers.

8. Working proactively, flexibly and where appropriate collaboratively to achieve continuous service improvements.

9. To deputise for the Senior Solicitors as necessary.

10. To maintain relationships with government departments,

professional bodies and other public private and voluntary

sector organisations to promote the Council’s interests from a

legal perspective.

11. To act as a professional exemplar in carrying out the above

duties with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Applicant Requirements:


      1. Qualified Solicitor / Barrister with current practising certificate.

2. A sound understanding of the statutory and governance

framework relating to Local Authorities.

Experience: 7. Recent experience in any one or more of the areas listed in the Job Purpose.

8. Local government experience or experience advising local

government clients is desirable.

Compliance: Up to date Passport right to work in the UK

Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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