Assistant City Solicitor

Assistant City Solicitor

Salary  £59620  – £66313

Closing Date  23-09-2019

Liverpool City Council is seeking to recruit to two key posts in its City Solicitor’s Office. The City has become the most exciting and rapidly evolving place to live and work in the North-West. This is reflected in the quality and quantity of challenging work associated with the delivery of the Mayor’s Inclusive Growth Plan. We believe that the posts of Assistant City Solicitor and Principal Solicitor, Commercial and Contracts provide excellent opportunities to progress your career working for a large local authority, which is ambitious for our city and our residents. We are continuously working to improve both our commercial approach and the high standard of client care offered to our clients.

We offer a generous annual leave entitlement, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service.

If you wish to find out more information about the roles advertised below, please contact Neil Moore, Practice and Development Manager. Email,uk; tel no 0151 233 0445.

This post is a key part of Liverpool City Council’s City Solicitors Office, leading and supporting a team of Principal Solicitors who cover the full range of local authority legal work. You will also undertake the role of Deputy Monitoring Officer and work alongside, and deputise for, the City Solicitor.

The role will play a key part in the ongoing transformation of legal support to ensure its alignment with client departments and their aims and objectives. The holder will need to provide robust clear legal advice and have a detailed knowledge and experience of local authority law.