- Location: Lerwick
- £30,113 to £42,585 per annum, I/J/K/L
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Please see description
- Reference: SIC03313
The Solicitor is responsible for providing a wide range of legal services, as part of the Governance and Law section, to the Council and its directorates.
The range of services may include the following:To provide advice and assistance to maintain high standards of decision-making and good governance within the Council, including attending at meetings of the Council and its committees. To develop areas of specialist expertise, in specific local authority functions as directed by the manager, with the associated advisory and drafting work in these specialist areas; To represent the Council at Court, Arbitration, Tribunal, Enquiries and Hearings regarding e.g. actions for payment, reparation, interdicts, recovery of heritable property, actions relating to protection of children and vulnerable adults, staffing appeals and industrial tribunals. In this connection there would be a requirement to deal professionally with those who need to be treated sensitively; To carry out all legal work required in connection with the purchase, sale and lease of land/buildings, including advising directorates, concluding missives and recording title, and to be accountable for the incurring of expenditure on settlement of transactions; To carry out all legal work required in connection with the drawing up of contracts and agreements in relation to all Council functions;
This is an exciting opportunity for a trainee Solicitor or fully qualified Solicitor.
This is a career graded post - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications.
More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.
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During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.
This post is based at 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland
For further details relating to this post, please contact: Susan Brunton, Team Leader, tel 0195 744087 or e-mail email@example.com
If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk
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