Principal Lawyer - Planning and Litigation

posted 11 Jan 2019
£43,757 - £47,587 plus car allowance of £210 pcm and introductory payment of 10% of starting salary payable on joining and relocation package available (repayment conditions apply) and great benefits
Grade: 9
Closing date: 27 January 2019
Interview date: Interview date week commencing 4 February 2019
  • Permanent, full-time
  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
We are looking to expand our legal team to provide support across the council and are looking for team players with ambition and drive who are keen to make a difference to the delivery of the borough’s services and regeneration.
Basingstoke and Deane, a large Borough Council with the 6th largest local authority property portfolio in the country, has an ambitious range of development projects, backed by solid resources.

As a Principal Solicitor specialising in planning and litigation law, you’ll enjoy scope and variety that’s unusual in our sector being part of our team helping to influence and drive forward the council’s ambitious agenda. As a qualified barrister or solicitor, you must be a credible legal professional who inspires confidence as your knowledge and experience will be vital in delivering high quality legal advice in this performance-focused role.

Comfortable working at senior levels of local government, you’ll give strong, clear guidance – and know when to seek outside legal advice. We’ll be looking to you to ensure robust advice is provided to the council to enable it to meet legal requirements and demonstrate good decision making. If you have an in-depth understanding of legal specialism combined with resilience, experience, and a proven track record, you’ll be ready for this role and the fresh and rewarding challenges it brings.

The council signs up to the Disability Confident scheme (formerly known as the ‘Two Ticks’ scheme). If you have declared a disability on the application form we can guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.

Salary: £43,757 - £47,587 plus car allowance of £210 pcm and introductory payment of 10% of starting salary payable on joining and relocation package available (repayment conditions apply) and great benefits.

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