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  • Location

    Devon, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £41675 - £43662 per annum + Local government pension & much more

  • Consultant:

    Natalie Ferguson

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


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Solicitor / Legal Executive

Permanent Contract (part time 22 - 25 hrs per week)

£41,675 - 43,662 per annum (pro-rata)

Teignbridge Borough Council has an exciting opportunity for a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their team on a permanent contract. This Solicitor / Legal Executive post is part time (22 -25 hours per week).

What you'll be doing: You'll be a key advisor on a wide variety of the Council's work, including major development / regeneration projects within South Devon. You'll primarily provide legal advice to the District Council as part of an in-house team of 6 lawyers. Experience of advising on commercial and / or planning law is required.

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, cities, market towns, villages and moorland, Devon is a great place to work and live with good rail links to Exeter, Bristol, Taunton and London.

For this role: You will be based at Teignbridge District Council offices in Newton Abbott with the opportunity to work from home.

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment, employee rewards and benefits include:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Career development through professional learning and development

Application form and further information on the post is available at https://www.devonjobs.gov.uk and www.teignbridge.gov.uk . Please read the full Job Description to inform your application.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Paul Woodhead (Team Leader) on 01626 215139 or Natalie Ferguson on 0161 834 1642 – Legal Specialist at Sellick Partnership. 

Closing Date: Monday 27 July 2020 noon

Assessment and Interview: 7 August 2020

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 Natalie Ferguson in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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 consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.