Nottingham City Council

Solicitor (Employment & Education)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£36,379 - £38,237 per annum
04 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Practice area
Education law, Employment
Barrister, Solicitor
Full time
Contract type

Solicitor (Employment & Education)
Salary: £36,379 - £38,237 per annum
Location: Loxley House, Nottingham
Contract type: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic Solicitor/Barrister to join our busy in-house team at Nottingham City Council.
You will be based in the Housing, Employment & Education Team predominantly working in the area of Employment and Education with a mix of contentious and non-contentious work.
The work is extremely varied. There is a full range of employment work including Employment Tribunal litigation and variety of non-contentious matters (including restructures, TUPE situations
(insourcing & outsourcing) and contractual queries). The team also deals with a full range of education matters including Special Educational Needs appeals, school organisation together with a range of queries from maintained schools and academies.
You will need to demonstrate excellent communication, analytical and drafting skills and  be able to manage a full and varied caseload with minimum supervision and undertake advocacy in the Employment Tribunal and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.

For further information please contact John Bernard-Carlin, Team Leader (Housing, Employment & Education Team) on 0115 876 4391 or by

This position is Politically Restricted.
To apply for the role please visit our website
quoting reference SR0129, where you can complete your application online.
The closing date for applications is Friday 27 April 2018.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

We are committed to caring for our employees both inside and outside the work place. We provide a competitive defined benefits pension scheme, excellent training opportunities and a culture of diversity and equal opportunities for every one. Moreover, we have created a variety of options to help our employees achieve a healthy work life balance. This includes generous leave entitlements, flexitime for many posts and a smoke free environment.

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