• Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
  • Salary
    £ 40 - £ 45 / Hour
  • Category
    Legal - Lawyer
  • Job type
  • Industry
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Job Title: Lawyer

Pay Rate: 40-45 GBP per hour

Duration: 3 Months to start off with possibility of extension or perm employment

Location: Kingston-upon Thames

The persons appointed to this post will have conduct of a number of highways and planning agreements, some high profile, securing significant benefits for Surrey residents. You will also be required to advise on general highways and planning issues, planning enforcement, local government law, Commons, Village Greens, and have conduct of any related litigation. You will advise Members, particularly Members of the County's Planning and Regulatory Committee. You will deputise for the Principal Lawyer as required. The work is fast-paced and key to the delivery of the Council's strategic goals..

You will clearly demonstrate that you have good experience in the relevant areas of law and the following skills and abilities:
1.Negotiating highways and planning agreements;
2.Providing solutions-focused and enabling advice on a range of planning and highways - related legal matters, and an ability to learn quickly about subjects in which you may not have had any prior experience;
3.Effective team working;
4.Advocacy at the Magistrates' Court
5.Managing competing priorities to achieve client deadlines; and
6.Exemplary client care.

A generic job profile is attached. Please note that advocacy will not form part of this role.

Hourly rate is £40-45ph

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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham