Principal Regulatory Lawyer

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£40,858 - GBP 44,697 per annum
09 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Principal Regulatory Lawyer
Post Number: CL04
Grade: POD Salary: GBP 40,858 - GBP 44,697 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Job share or part -time working may be considered

As Principal Regulatory Lawyer you will:


* Manage a flexible and responsive Regulatory Law team;
* take a lead role in providing legal advice and support in relation to planning law;  
* work under the general direction of the Chief Solicitor and will assist when necessary in the provision of legal advice to Chief Officers and members.


Legal Services is headed by the Chief Solicitor and there are three multi-disciplinary teams including Regulatory Law. It is important to be a flexible, committed and determined team member with excellent leadership and communication skills and a high level of professional credibility when dealing with clients, members and colleagues.  The work is challenging, varied and interesting and Harrogate is one of the most attractive town centres and beautiful rural districts in the country.  The Council has modern purpose built open plan offices close to the town centre. We work in a friendly courteous and collegiate way with all our colleagues.

We use an electronic case management and time recording system.

This post is being advertised on the basis of 37 hours per week. However, applications for flexible or part time working will be considered if they meet the Council's business needs.

If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Mair Hill, Chief Solicitor, on 01423 500600 extension 58367 or email Alternatively speak to Steve Pilling, Principal Lawyer on extension 58603 or email

Closing date for Applications: 22 January 2019
Test and Interview: 30 January 2019

To apply, please visit Please call 01423 500600 and ask for the HR Support team if you need further assistance. Please note that Harrogate Borough Council does require all applicants to complete the Council's application form and will not accept CVs.


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