Legal Services Manager

Bideford, Devon
Up to £45,790 per annum plus relocation package
11 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Torridge is home to some of England's most diverse and beautiful natural landscapes. Rolling green hills, golden beaches and rugged coastline make up an area covering 984 sq km.  The region is a popular tourist destination, with rural businesses drawing upon this asset.

We have an exciting opportunity within our legal team for a Legal Services Manager (at a salary up to £45,790) or Solicitor (at a salary up to £38,052).  The successful applicant will be involved in a diverse range of legal matters including property, planning, licencing, dispute resolution, contractual and constitutional/procedural matters .  The Legal Services Manager will also manage a small team of legal staff on a day to day basis.   

This is a great opportunity to join an effective and confident Council.  Like all Councils we face financial challenges but sound management has placed us in a strong position and our ‘open for business’ approach means that a number of exciting developments are currently taking place.

In return we can offer one of the finest working environments in the South West. If you are the person for us, then we will do our very best to find a working arrangement that provides that all important work/life balance. 

Torridge is a fabulous place to live, work and visit and you can find out more by visiting our careers page at

For an informal discussion regarding either position please contact Staci Dorey (Senior Solicitor & Monitoring Officer) on 01237 428763.

Closing date:  28 January 2019 at midday

Interview date:  13 February 2019