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Legal Adviser/Solicitor (Litigation Team)
  • Employer: Corporate Services
  • Reference: RLAS0044
  • Published: Mon 26/09/2022, 14:49 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 08/11/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Legal Adviser/Solicitor (Litigation Team)

Directorate:                         Corporate Services                       

Starting salary:                   Career Grade:- JG7:- £29,174 to JM1:- £32,798 per annum

Location:                               Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

Hours:                                    37  hours per week

Contract:                               Permanent

Closing date:                       Tuesday 08 November 2022


If you are an enthusiastic and forward thinking solicitor/equivalent, start your career in local government and enjoy the challenging and highly varied work that this post offers. You will join a team which supports almost every aspect of the Council and makes a real impact on the local community.  Primarily a home working environment apart from attendances at court, this job would suit a motivated and organised individual. 


This is a career graded position that would suit a newly qualified individual, you will have an excellent opportunity to enhance your legal skills and gain expertise in areas of law such as environmental, education, debt and adult social care. Training will be provided along with support from team colleagues.  Appointment will be made to the grade commensurate with the postholders’ qualifications, legal knowledge and practical experience.


You will act as advocate and prosecutor in both civil and criminal matters.  Good oral communication skills and a desire to undertake advocacy is essential. 


This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact  Sue Buck Solicitor/Litigation Team Leader on 01934 634926.


Visit to download an application pack and apply online.


Anticipated interview date:       To be confirmed.


Interviews will be held in person at The Council offices, Castlewood, Tickenham, Clevedon


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.