Legal Services Lawyer - Forest of Dean District Council

Legal Services Lawyer - Forest of Dean District Council

  • Location: Coleford
  • Salary: £40,858 per annum
  • Hours: 37
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing Date: 17 March 2019

Are you a genuine team player? Do you enjoy variety in your work?

If so, you will be welcomed as part of a friendly team who provide a comprehensive in-house legal service. You will be a qualified legal professional who is able to advise on a range of matters.

The successful candidate will be a highly organised team worker who can respond to deadlines, has excellent customer services skills and proficient with MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint.  The ability to adapt to changing situations is essential.

Ability to work promptly under pressure using initiative and adopting a proactive approach, leading meetings with good negotiation skills having a high standard of communication.

If you need further details please contact Susan Gargett, Head of Legal Services on 01285 623223 or via email at

Please note that it is intended that the post holder will be based at the Council Offices, High Street, Coleford. However the successful candidate will have to travel to Cotswold or West Oxfordshire District Councils from time to time.

For more information and how to apply please visit our job vacancies page


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