Lawyer

Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
Grade 9 - Starting at £37,761 per annum and rising to £41,610
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
REQ00001341
Contract Type
Full time

Chelmsford City Council is looking to recruit a solicitor, barrister, or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives to assist with the following areas of work:

- Planning, Development control and agreements with developers. 
- Criminal and civil litigation, including planning related litigation.  
- General Local Government law, including licensing.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week Monday to Friday although attendance at some evening meetings will be required.

Chelmsford City Council values its workforce. It has Investors in People Gold accreditation, provides a staff healthcare plan, child care voucher scheme, access to subsidised rail travel, an employee assistance programme and a flexible working hours scheme.

Interviews for this post are anticipated to be held during the week commencing 9 October 2019.

For informal enquiries contact William Butcher, Principal Lawyer and Legal Team Manager, on 01245 606810. 

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.