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  • Ref no: NLA05017
  • Published: 18/3/2020
  • Closes: 1/4/2020
  • Location: Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
  • Salary: £46,284.00 - £50,703.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Advertisement

We are looking for a confident and positive individual to support the work of Legal Services by providing professional legal advice and support as required across the range of work carried out by the service on behalf of the Council and, in particular, to support the Council’s participation in the Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal.

You must be a fully qualified solicitor and hold a Diploma in Legal Practice or equivalent, as well as a current unrestricted Practising Certificate from the Law Society of Scotland.  You will have comprehensive knowledge and recent experience of contract and procurement law. You will be able to manage a large and diverse caseload which will include areas of contract, procurement and construction law and participation in Council projects.

With the ability to adapt to change, work to deadlines and manage a large, diverse caseload, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with minimum supervision together with an ability to work as part of a team.

If you would like more information on this post please contact Fiona Ekinli, Legal Manager on 01698 302526.

This post is politically restricted in compliance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

This post is temporary until February 2021 to cover Maternity Leave.   

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

 

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

Disability Confident Leader Happy to Talk

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

 

 

 

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