Senior Legal Executive/Solicitor/Barrister (Childcare)
(Other positions also available in Contracts, Litigation and Property)
Salary: £37,890 - £46,845
Situated in the heart of the Midlands with fantastic transport links, Staffordshire County Council is a progressive and forward thinking authority. Demographically large but singularly focused on being one County Council, you will find that the Legal Services department embodies the values, visions and beliefs of the Council. Staffordshire County Council has committed to a vision of supporting a county where big ambitions, great connections and greener living give everyone the opportunity to prosper, be healthy and happy. We want our workforce to be ambitious, feel empowered and be courageous. The Legal Services team supports every single function within the Council, and provides exciting opportunities for any experienced lawyer to grow and develop their skill set and for any newly qualified lawyer to gain a breadth of experience that will support an enviable CV. Whether you are looking for a challenge or for an opportunity to further develop and extend specialisms, we are well placed to support you.
Staffordshire County Council is looking to recruit a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive/Barrister either with experience of public childcare work and/or with bags of advocacy experience. If you love the challenge of progressing Court proceedings or if you love the challenge of advocacy and have childcare experience consider a role as an in-house advocate for the childcare team dealing with interesting and complex cases and multi-day contests.
Permanent opportunities to join our friendly and supportive legal services teams with:
Flexible working arrangements
Forward-thinking team with lots of experience to share
Local Government Pension Fund