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Posted on: 22 November 2022
This is an opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to play a significant role in supporting the safeguarding of, and services provided to, the most vulnerable adults in the City through the provision of professional legal advice and representation in complex contested hearings.
The successful candidate will work in a lively and busy team of lawyers while benefitting from an organisational focus on maintaining both excellent standards and staff wellbeing.
You will also benefit from:
We are bold and ambitious with a clear plan to be the best city and the best council in the UK. Our large, diverse and talented workforce is central to our ambitions. In Legal Services, we’re proud to reflect the diversity of Leeds and to be a welcoming and inclusive team with a positive, healthy workplace culture where everyone can be themselves. Our Lexcel accreditation and shortlisting in the 2021 Law Society Excellence Award for In House Team of the year demonstrate the quality and standards of our Service.
Leeds is recognised as the leading legal centre in the UK outside London and the successful candidate will join us at an exciting time, playing an important role in our ambition to be the best local authority in-house legal service.We have fantastic talent across our teams and we are now seeking a qualified solicitor or barrister entitled to hold a practising certificate or FCILEx to augment our knowledge, skills and experience to help us deliver the City’s long term ambitions.
The ideal candidate will:
In return, we provide a role where you will be supported in your development and career ambitions. We will also encourage you to craft and frame your role to maximise your diverse skills, talents and expertise. You will join a contemporary and flexible working environment where we emphasise collaboration within teams and with our clients.
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