Solicitor - 8 North Ness

Recruiter
myjobscotland
Location
Shetland, Shetland Islands
Salary
£37,024.72 - £42,585.02 per year
Posted
06 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1172518044
Sector
Legal
Advertisement Details The Solicitor is responsible for providing a wide range of legal services, as part of the Governance and Law section, to the Council and its directorates. The range of services may include the following: To provide advice and assistance to maintain high standards of decision-making and good governance within the Council, including attending at meetings of the Council and its committees. To develop areas of specialist expertise, in specific local authority functions as directed by the manager, with the associated advisory and drafting work in these specialist areas; To represent the Council at Court, Arbitration, Tribunal, Enquiries and Hearings regarding e.g. actions for payment, reparation, interdicts, recovery of heritable property, actions relating to protection of children and vulnerable adults, staffing appeals and industrial tribunals. In this connection there would be a requirement to deal professionally with those who need to be treated sensitively; To carry out all legal work required in connection with the purchase, sale and lease of land/buildings, including advising directorates, concluding missives and recording title, and to be accountable for the incurring of expenditure on settlement of transactions; To carry out all legal work required in connection with the drawing up of contracts and agreements in relation to all Council functions; This is an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified Solicitor. This is a career graded post - your salary and career progression will depend on your experience and qualifications. More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert. Please follow the link below for further information - www.shetland.gov.uk Additional Information The grade of this post is K/L Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year Preferred candidates will be required to undertake a Standard Disclosure check prior to a formal offer of employment being made A relocation package does apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within the UK During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application. This post is based at8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland For further details relating to this post, please contact: Jan Riise, Executive Manager on 01595 744551 or e-mail If youhave a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86758378

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