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. 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 experience of sheriff court or tribunal work and be able to demonstrate well developed advocacy and negotiation skills. You will have practical experience of litigation work, and in particular, social work, housing and education. Experience in employment law and personal injury litigation would be desirable, as would experience of working in the public sector.
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.
If you would like more information on this post please contact Archie Aitken, Head of Business for Legal and Democratic Solutions on.
This post is temporary for a period of 6 months.
This post is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.
This post is apply on-line only.North Lanarkshire Council - Recruitment Charter
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