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Litigation Lawyer

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

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  • Salary:

    £32234 - £44863 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Natalie Ferguson

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Litigation Lawyer

Permanent, 37 hours per week
Salary £32,234 -£44,863

We have exciting opportunities for lawyers with a can do attitude to join Dorset Council's busy legal team. This role is within a team of four which provides advice on employment matters, prosecutions, debt recovery and general litigation.

Are you looking for a flexible approach to work? Our aim is to allow employees a great work-life-balance and we would be open to discussing this with you.

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset - home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.

On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.

Dorset Council provides a framework to explain the behaviours expected from everyone who works, or volunteers for Dorset Council regardless of their role or grade within the organisation, find more information about this on our websit e. The behaviours will form part of the selection process, where you will be asked to evidence when you have demonstrated them.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Sue Turner at Dorset Council on 01305 224183 or Natalie Ferguson on 0161 834 1642 at Sellick Partnership.

For further details or to apply: https://jobs.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/legal-democratic-dorset-county-council-lawyer-litigation/33410.job

Closing Date 15 November 2020 11:30 PM

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