Senior Paralegal

Chorley, Lancashire
£29,636 to £31,371
06 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
Full time
Contract type

Senior Paralegal (18 month fixed term contract) Grade SO2 (£29,636 to £31,371)

Come and join one of the most ambitious and forward thinking councils in the country.

We are going through an exciting period of change and there’s never been a better time to join Chorley Council. You will find the role extremely exciting and rewarding as we challenge ourselves to provide the best possible services for residents and put employees at the heart of everything we do.

Recognised as one of the best councils to work for we offer a great range of benefits for employees including competitive salaries, a flexitime system, healthcare cash plan and discounts at major retailers.

The successful candidate will assist in delivering legal services in this high performing authority.

You should:

  • have passed the Legal Practice Course, ILEX or equivalent
  • have experience in one or more of the following areas: land law, landlord & tenant, planning, contracts and public procurement, criminal or civil litigation, licensing & regulatory law
  • be able to work with limited supervision
  • be a proven team player
  • preferably haveworked in a local authority legal department

You will also support the Legal Team in advising officers and elected members on other district council functions.

For an informal discussion about the post please call 01257 515166.

To apply please visit our website at For further information please telephone 01257 515178.

The closing date for completed application forms is 5 April 2019

Interviews are scheduled for April/May with a view to start a start date in June 2019.


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