Solicitor (Governance Portfolio)

Flintshire County Council
Mold, Flintshire (Sir y Fflint)
£39,880 - £42,821 pro rata
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Solicitor (Governance Portfolio)

Grade G08 - SCP 36 to 39 Salary Range from £39,880 - £42,821 pro rata

Location: County Hall, Mold, Flintshire/Ty Dewi Sant, Ewloe

26 hours per week


This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified solicitor, barrister, or member of CILEx, to join our busy and friendly team of legal professionals within the Governance portfolio.

The role will primarily require the provision of planning advice to the local planning authority, including general advice, drafting section 106 obligations and advising in relation to breaches of planning control. In addition the role will require the provision of advice in respect of contracts, including drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of the Council.

We are looking for a positive and highly motivated lawyer who is confident, versatile and innovative, and who will be part of a professional legal team delivering legal advice and support to all aspects of the Council’s services. You will be a team player, have a flexible approach to work and be able to provide a degree of mentoring and training to junior members of the team. You will be a strong communicator with excellent analytical and drafting skills and the ability to manage a full and varied caseload.

We would welcome applications from qualified solicitors or fellows of the institute of legal executives. Knowledge of local government law/legislative framework is desirable.

For an informal discussion please contact:

Matt Georgiou, Position; Legal Services Manager, telephone 01352 702330 or email

The Council recognises that the ability to communicate in Welsh is an important and valuable skill in the workplace and is committed to increasing the numbers of bilingual employees. We welcome applications for any post from candidates who are able to work in both Welsh and English. We will also support new and existing employees who wish to learn Welsh or improve /develop their Welsh language skills.

Part time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Closing date: 1 May 2021.


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