Litigation Solicitor job in Thame at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Litigation Solicitor

Company: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Location: South Yorkshire UK

Date Posted:Mar 19, 2018

This is a temporary role for 6 months. Please click  to read more about our Legal Services Team. About the roleNow is the time to join our committed and forward thinking Legal Team at Rotherham Borough Council.  Building on the success of our current team, and in recognition of the resources required to provide an outstanding service, we are seeking a motivated and driven solicitor to work with us. We are looking for an experienced, versatile Litigation Solicitor to provide accurate legal advice on a range of litigation matters. This is an ideal time for a serious litigation legal professional to join us. Not only do we have the ambition to be the best but also the resources to make it a reality.  We are fortunate to have a great starting point, with our existing highly committed and focussed Legal Team who consistently demonstrate a flexible ‘one team’ approach. We are committed to providing career opportunities and are developing our structure to enable this to happen. You’ll have our full support throughout your work and an environment in which you can thrive.  The team is based at our modern head office which is situated in a well-placed location close to the railway station and motorway network and provides the very latest technology to ensure we create a productive work environment for you to perform to your very best. Are you looking for a job which provides a work life balance along with a wide and varied workload, is well rewarded, challenging and gives you the opportunity to work on contentious matters, in particular supporting a transformed and robust licensing regime, civil, employment and other litigation related issues. In this role you will be providing high quality litigation services, of which licensing plays a key role, advising at Committees and acting as an advocate in various other forums. To find out more about this role and speak to the people working in and leading the team please come and join us for an open evening at our head office in Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham S60 1AE on Tuesday 10th April 2018 from 6.00 to 7.30 pm. We welcome the chance to meet you and show you around the office. If you want to attend please contact  About youAs a Solicitor, Barrister or Chartered Legal Executive Advocate with relevant experience and holding relevant certificate to practice; experience in a local authority setting is preferable but not essential. This will be combined with the ability to advocate to a high standard, as well as having excellent communication, team-working and relationship building skills.  You will work with initiative, be flexible and a self-starter, motivated and driven to deliver an excellent service, demonstrating a real commitment to the post and the Legal Services Team. About UsSet in the beautiful surroundings of South Yorkshire, Rotherham is a real 'central UK' location, which is well placed with excellent road and rail links. The area has scenic rolling countryside and picturesque villages as well as being close to the vibrant city life of Sheffield and Leeds. There is also a wide choice of housing available in the area.  Low property prices and excellent schools make Rotherham the place to work and live for you and your family. Find out more about Rotherham – the place, by clicking on the attached link We are a values based council and recognise that rewarding our people properly for the work they do means that we can attract and retain the very best talent. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package which make working with us an attractive proposition, these include up to £8,000 relocation scheme and a defined pension scheme whereby the council pays more than double the employee’s contribution towards a pension payable on retirement.  How to applyIf you want to make a difference, have a flexible ‘can do’ attitude and are committed to deliver the highest quality legal service, then you are the ideal person to join our team.Please click on the link to make your application. If you have any queries please email  Open evening: 10th April 2018 from 6.00pm – 7.30 pmInterview date:  w/c 23rd April 2018 View full job description
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