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Principal Legal Officer

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £33799 - £36876 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jessica Gaunt

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Sellick Partnership are working with a fantastic Local Authority based in the Derbyshire area, who are looking for a Principal Legal Officer to join their team on a permanent basis.

As the Principal Legal Officer you will be responsible for a team of 3 Legal Officers and 1 Paralegal and report directly to the Head of Legal Services.

The ideal candidate will have considerable Prosecutions/Civil Litigation experience and you will be involved in matters regarding:

  • Planning enforcement
  • Blue Badge/Benefit Fraud
  • Housing/Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Environmental Health

Previous line management experience is not essential so applications from Solicitors or Legal Executives who are looking for that next step in their career are welcome. This is a permanent role and the start date will be dependent on the successful candidate's notice period.

The role is full time and based at our clients' offices in Derbyshire with onsite parking provided for employees. Flexible working hours are offered between 8am and 6pm.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Jess Gaunt in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion on 0161 834 1642.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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