Locum Assistant Solicitor

  • Job Reference: CHCH1706
  • Date Posted: 19 June 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Until October 2017
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Locum Assistant Solicitor Opportunity
A large local authority in Somerset is currently recruiting for an Assistant Solicitor to join the Legal Department on a locum basis until October.

The day to day duties will include:

  • Conducting cases in Courts and Tribunals including Public Inquiries to represent the County
  • Preparing reports and providing comprehensive legal, procedural and administrative advice to Committees, Sub-Committees and other bodies
  • Drafting contracts and court applications
  • Negotiating with other Solicitors or Third Parties in settling documentation or disputes

The successful candidate must have strong local authority experience and be 3+ years PQE.