Senior Lawyer

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
up to £39,177 pa
30 Aug 2017
17 Sep 2017
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

Senior Lawyer
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: up to £39,177 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a busy legal team at Mid Sussex District Council in Haywards Heath and help shape the way the service develops in the future. 

We are looking for a professional, enthusiastic and highly motivated senior lawyer with relevant experience (ideally in a local authority context) to join our Legal Services Team with the ability to handle a wide and varied caseload and maintain the provision of a high quality service.

We are looking for a versatile lawyer to lead and provide accurate legal advice on a range of contentious matters. You must have experience of working at a senior level on litigation matters and have the ability and experience to support the licensing, housing, procurement and contracting activities of the Council.

You will have an excellent track record of providing proactive, expert, timely and authoritative legal advice and support. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the post and the Legal Services Team.

You will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent with a current practising certificate.

We are situated in a glorious part of the country and along with this opportunity to enhance your career we offer free staff parking, one very close to Haywards Heath railway station, subsidised gym membership for you and your family at 3 leisure centres, a childcare voucher scheme, mutually agreeable flexible working arrangements and both a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement.  Personal and professional training opportunities are regularly available to support you to achieve your career aspirations. 

For an informal discussion please contact Tom Clark (Head of Regulatory Services) on 01444 477459.or Clare McGough (Business Unit Leader for Legal Services) on 01444 477318.

To apply or further information such as a full job description, click the "Apply" button or go to :

Any job offer is subject to Basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.  No CVs or agency applications accepted

Closing Date: 17th September 2017

Interviews: 5th or 6th October 2017


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