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Team Leader/Practice Area Lead

Mid Kent Legal Services
Maidstone, Kent
up to £51,638 pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2021

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Practice area
Public law
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Team Leader/Practice Area Lead (Corporate Governance Team) 37 hours per week (full-time)

Salary up to £51,638 pro rata (including £3,000 market supplement); position may attract further car user allowance of £1,000 subject to criteria; relocation expenses may be offered

Mid Kent Legal Services (MKLS): - part of the ground-breaking Mid Kent Services partnership of Swale, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Borough Councils - is making step changes in the delivery of local authority legal services. Focused on outcomes and excellent customer service, these roles form an important part of a transformed One Team approach.

Are you a team-player, able to communicate clearly and concisely, and qualified as barrister, solicitor, legal executive or RFL with relevant experience of legal practice and leadership? If so, then we’d really like to hear from you. 

MKLS is looking for an experienced lawyer to join our friendly team, working varied caseloads across the three partner authorities.  This is a great career step.  You will continually be stretched with challenging cases/projects which will need your technical abilities and positive approach. Attendance at some evening committee meetings may be required.

Swale Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employee and volunteers to share this commitment.

Benefits include excellent annual leave, entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme, low interest car loan scheme and flexible working including home working. Our partner councils all promote policies which support work-life balance and we are flexible about work arrangements for the successful candidate.

If you wish to discuss any aspect of these vacancies, prior to application, please contact:Jayne Bolas, Principal Solicitor (Contentious and Corporate Governance) at; or William Tait, Business Manager on 01622 602513 or

To apply for the position please visit and complete the online application form.


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