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Local Government Solicitor

Local Government Solicitor

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Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£44,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
AW/56942

Description

BCL Legal is pleased to be working alongside this leading national firm in its recruitment of a Local Government Solicitor with at least three years' PQE to its Birmingham team.

Working within the firms' Commercial and Infrastructure Department you would focus on general local authority governance work, children's services and adult social care as well as providing support to councils in delivering and commissioning health work, both independently and jointly with health bodies.

The firms' team is highly respected and at the forefront of local authority governance work providing advice to local authorities on commercial, contractual and constitutional matters.

Specifically, this Local Government Solicitor role would involve:

- Advising on challenging governance issues from powers to decision-making and constitutions
- Providing advice to clients on matters arising from adult social care; in particular contractual issues around entitlement and commissioning
- Providing support around general local authority governance work, including constitutional and member queries and advice and to include work on investigations into member conduct issues
- Being familiar with the major pieces of local government legislation, both principal and secondary and consider new legislation and the impact that will have
- Providing assistance around data protection and freedom of information queries.
- Providing advice in the arena of local governance, adult care and childrens' services

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal. Angharad specialises in the placement of lawyers into Birmingham's leading firms.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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