Legal Executive/Solicitor/Barrister (Level 2)
37 Hours per week – Permanent Previous candidates need not re-apply. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity as an Employment and Pensions Lawyer based in Staffordshire? This is a fantastic chance to join our Education, Employment, Litigation and Pensions of the Legal Services Unit. We are one of the largest in-house Local Government Legal Teams in the Country undertaking work from public bodies such as County, Borough & Parish Councils, Fire and Police Authorities, NHS Trusts & Clinical Commissioning Groups, Pension Funds and the Ministry of Justice, to name a few. You will be joining one of the most highly regarded teams in the region and will get exposure to great quality and varied work. Joining a mid-sized team, you will have easy and continued access to support from the senior members of the team, and the opportunity to mentor more junior colleagues over time. You must be an admitted Solicitor or a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) and hold post qualification experience within the areas specifically identified above. Excellent academics and a solid, evidenced experience base are required. Ideally, you will have 2+ years PQE. However, as a minimum a newly qualified Solicitor with Practising Certificate and 2 years training experience completed or a fellow of CILEX, consideration will be given to exceptional candidates. To apply for this post click on the ‘Apply’ button below. By clicking on the apply button you will be redirected to Staffordshire County Councils online application website. To submit your application you will need to register an account on the website (NB this is a separate login to WM Jobs) We collect personal information from you when you register with us to make an application. Information we collect includes name, email address and other contact details. We will use this information to communicate with you generally and to assess your application. By clicking on the Apply button and submitting your application form, you are giving your consent to the processing of your personal data in the ways described Here If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact email@example.com Closing Date: 22 September 2019 The role is based in Stafford and the Council operates an agile-working scheme. If you are interested in this position further information is contained in the attached job description and person specification please contact Miss K Loader, Team Leader (Employment and Pensions) EEILP on 01785 854987 Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms. This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.