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Senior Lawyer - Customer and Support Services

Senior Lawyer - Customer and Support Services

  • Cornwall Legal is a team of lawyers providing expert, high quality legal advice exclusively to public sector clients. We advise in-house clients, as a service of Cornwall Council. We also act for a number of external clients across the South West, including the Council's wholly-owned companies, a fire and rescue authority, in excess of 150 schools and academies and other local authorities.
  • To be responsible and accountable for a personal caseload of high profile and/or complex legal matters within the specialist areas of the team. The in-house role holder will provide legal advice, which is politically sensitive and high risk.
  • Our key sectors of expertise are Property, Highways, Housing, Planning, Employment, Commercial, Social Care, Education, Litigation and Local Government.
  • You understand and focus on customer needs and work well with colleagues and partners.
  • You will have up to date knowledge of local government legislative framework and administrative law and a high-level of negotiating, influencing and mediation skills.

Cornwall Council