Inhouse

In-house Legal Officer, 12-month FTC

In-house Legal Officer, 12-month FTC

  • The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and proactive team who are passionate about providing high quality legal support and services.
  • Our Legal Team provide legal support for services and teams within the council. The work is exciting and varied and may include legal matters such as: enforcement, appeals, public enquiries, court applications and hearings.
  • You will be providing top level legal support to the Children's Services teams.
  • You will also be supporting lawyers to conduct the litigation in child care cases, managing and compiling court applications and liaising with witnesses, the court and solicitors. The work is challenging and interesting and priorities can change on a daily basis depending on the needs of the Service.
  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, have a CILEX or equivalent qualifications, excellent communication and customer services skills and a flexible approach.

Cumbria County Council