Principal Solicitor (Corporate Governance)

£41,846 to £44,697
19 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Solicitor (Corporate Governance) 

There’s more to Rutland than the unspoilt villages and picturesque market towns let on. Proud of the past but not stuck in it, Rutland is the rural county looking to the future, developing the county’s infrastructure with initiatives such as the rollout of super-fast broadband. 

Position: Principal Solicitor - Corporate Governance 
Location: Rutland, East Midlands 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £41,846 to £44,697 (pay award pending in April 2019) with potential for an additional market supplement of up to £6,000 

The closing date for applications is: 11 March 2019 

About the role: 

You will be our in-house Principal Solicitor covering a broad range of functions, giving high quality advice on complex issues to our Members and officers. A great opportunity to move into a County / Unitary role or to expand your skills and experience at a senior level. 

You will have the opportunity to contribute across all our services and to some major projects. The role will also take the lead on managing our partnership and contracted out legal service. 

About you: 

You will be a qualified solicitor or barrister and fellow of CILEX, followed by legal experience in complex case work. Equally important is a style and approach that is thorough, and context based, constructive and outcome focussed and enables great decision making. 

Building relationships and working productively with members and officers is essential as is the ability to present professionally, with clarity and confidence. 

What you'll get in return: 

Our benefits include a competitive salary and pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, payment for professional subscriptions, support for professional and personal development, and generous annual leave entitlement - as well as the opportunity to work in a supportive team. 

Please note this post is Politically Restricted. 

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

You may have experience of the following: Solicitor, Principal Solicitor, Qualified Solicitor, Senior Solicitor, Barrister, Lawyer, Principal Lawyer, Senior Lawyer, Corporate Governance, CILEX, etc.

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