Solicitors (Contracts)

Dorset County Council

Dorchester, Dorset
£30,153 - £38,237 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: SOL2

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 21st January 2018   5 days left

Dorset County Council is based in picturesque and historic Dorchester, with its cultural activities, renowned schools and modern development at Poundbury, surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty, including the Jurassic Coast, and within reach of the urban centres of Bournemouth and Poole and the National Sailing Academy in Weymouth.

Dorset County Council Legal Service is committed to providing high quality legal advice to support client directorates. We now have some exciting opportunities to join our busy team. These posts are open to qualified Solicitors, Barristers and CILEX, able to meet the specific requirements of the roles, with strong technical knowledge, advisory skills and a “can do” approach. Job share and part time applications will be welcomed where appropriate.

You will hold a varied and interesting Commercial/Contract caseload including Construction, Waste and ICT agreements with elements of State Aid/Grant Funding and European Procurement Law and project work.

You must hold and maintain a valid Practising Certificate.

These posts have a significant travel requirement and you are contractually required to have a vehicle (or transport deemed to be suitable by the County Council) available for use as required.

These posts may involve working with children or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them and will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To view the relevant details and apply online please visit

Closing date: 21st January 2018

We value diversity and welcome applications from all parts of the community.

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