Job Details

Nottinghamshire County Council are looking for an an experienced solicitor with specialist knowledge of public procurement law & commercial law for the public sector.


To manage a personal caseload providing expert legal
advice support assistance and advocacy by reference to
the Job Purpose.
2. To act on behalf of the customers in legal proceedings and to
attend and advise at meetings both internal and external, as
3. To comply with professional standards of conduct, training
requirements, internal protocols/standards, policies and
procedures of the Authority, or such other body that may apply.
4. To maintain an awareness of legal developments, practice
issues or problems that may impact upon work, practice,
service delivery or the political direction of the Authority and if
necessary to escalate such issues.
5. To identify changes in law and practice relevant to the post and
contribute effectively towards the development of policies,
practice and business efficiencies, including delivering training
to colleagues and customers.
6. To provide professional supervision and support to other
officers in Legal Services in connection with any matter within
the postholder’s area of knowledge.
7. To develop and maintain knowledge of the legal disciplines that
are allocated to the postholder by managers.


Qualified Solicitor / Barrister with current practising certificate.
A sound understanding of the statutory and governance
framework relating to Local Authorities.

£30.00 umbrella