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Legal Practitioner
  • Employer: Corporate Services
  • Reference: CLLP2769
  • Published: Tue 15/12/2020, 13:20 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/01/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: JG6 £25,481 or JG7 £28,672 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Legal Practitioner

Directorate:                         Corporate Services                       

Starting salary:                   JG6 £25,481 or JG7 £28,672 per annum

Location:                               Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

Hours:                                    37 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Contract:                               Permanent

Closing date:                       Sunday 31 January 2021


A vacancy has arisen for a Legal Practitioner to join a team of lawyers, advising on the most suitable form of legal and other proceedings to protect vulnerable children. This is a progression grade post (JG5-JG7) and the successful candidate will be appointed at the bottom of either JG6 or JG7 depending on qualifications and experience. This is an exciting opportunity to excel and progress in a dynamic and high performing team. You will need excellent verbal and written communication skills, be self-motivated and demonstrate a high level of commitment to this demanding area of law.

This post is suitable for a candidate, who has passed CILEx Stage One Training at Level 3 and has the relevant experience to be appointed at JG6 or who has passed CILEx Stage Two Training at Level 6 and has the relevant experience to be appointed at JG7. Please refer to the job description for full details.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Lorraine Sherman on 07584 607 207

Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

Anticipated interview date:       11 - 12 February 2021