Opportunity knocks for a qualified Solicitor or Barrister. Reigate & Banstead Borough Council is seeking a flexible and motivated colleague to join our proactive, friendly solution-driven Legal Team. As a Lawyer you will find this role very rewarding with varied responsibilities for commercial legal advice, research, analysis, drafting/reviewing documentation and undertaking relevant negotiations with an opportunity to conduct litigation for the Council.
On top of your legal skills, we will value your can-do attitude and your commitment to delivering first class outcomes for the public good. You will play a key role in driving forward a range of quality legal matters as the Council’s highly regarded public service teams develop innovative ways to become financially self-sufficient. You will be part of a team that offers more than just a traditional local government legal service and be enthusiastic about developing your own expertise and improving the legal knowledge and capabilities of our clients.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Caroline Waterworth, Head of Legal & Governance, on 01737 276025.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Closing date: 2 February 2020
Interview date: Week commencing 10 February 2020
Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.