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Lawyer/ Solicitor 

Employer
North Yorkshire Council
Location
North Yorkshire
Salary
From £35,745 up to £48,474 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

Lawyer/ Solicitor 

Grade: JK-M 

Salary: From £35,745 up to £48,474 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time 

Contract Type: Permanent 

Location: Flexibility over agreeing which one of our Council Offices locations the role is based from, with hybrid working opportunities and a requirement to cover the North Yorkshire area for hearings and meetings.

Closing Date: 27th May 2024

As an ambitious and high performing legal team, with over 60 lawyers supported by a dedicated practice manager and paralegal team, North Yorkshire Council is offering a number of exciting opportunities to candidates wishing to join its legal team.

The legal team is part of Legal and Democratic Services within the Chief Executive’s Group. The Council provides a range of services across North Yorkshire, and the legal team provide a comprehensive and efficient legal service to officers, the Executive, full Council, its Committees and Members, and external clients including the newly formed Mayoral Combined Authority.

These roles represent a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates to develop a career within the Council and be surrounded by a supportive, established team of professionals who will help individuals grow and develop within their roles.

As England's largest county, North Yorkshire's natural beauty is captured in its stunning coastlines, scenic rural villages and market towns, as well as two spectacular national parks. North Yorkshire really is a beautiful place to live and work, rich in heritage and culture.

There are a range of benefits available to employees such as flexible hybrid working practices; a market-leading pension scheme; payment of solicitor’s annual practicing certificates; a generous leave entitlement; a commitment to staff development and continuous learning, together with access to modern technologies to aid flexible working practices. More information can be found in our Total Rewards Brochure.

The roles are all permanent, full time basis. We are looking to recruit into the following roles:

  • Company/Corporate Lawyer/Solicitor – Grade JK-M
  • Contracts & Commercial Lawyer/Solicitor – Grade JK-M
  • Regulatory Lawyer/Solicitor – Grade JK-M
  • Property Lawyer/ Solicitor - Grade JK-M
  • Planning and Environment solicitor/Lawyer - Grade JK-M

The successful candidates will be experienced in the areas of work detailed in the job specification and be able to demonstrate the skills and competencies listed therein.

If you believe you are what we are looking for, we would like to hear from you. 

For an informal discussion and more information in relation to the Property & Planning and Environment Lawyer/ Solicitor role, please contact Catriona Gatrell Head of Legal Property Planning Environment on 01609 532211 or email catriona.gatrell@northyorks.gov.uk 

For an informal discussion and more information in relation to the Regulatory Lawyer Solicitor role, please call Laura Venn Head of Legal (Regulatory) on 01609 767004 or email laura.venn@northyorks.gov.uk

For an informal discussion and more information in relation to the Property Lawyer/ Solicitor role, please contact Catriona Gatrell Head of Legal Property Planning Environment on 01609 532211 or email catriona.gatrell@northyorks.gov.uk 

Key dates 

Close date 27th May 2024

Interview date: Week commencing 3rd June, venue for Interview will be In person at County Hall, Northallerton   

 

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