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Casual Associate Lawyers - Bath & North East Somerset Council

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£40.56 per hour (including 12.66% annual leave rate)

Job description

Hours: Casual

Contract Type: Casual

Service Area: Legal & Democratic Services

Department: Place Legal Team

Flexible legal work in the Place Legal Team.

The Role:

Are you an experienced solicitor, barrister or legal executive with expertise in planning and environmental law, or contracts and procurement? Do you want to work flexibly when it suits you? We are looking to recruit a panel of lawyers who will work alongside our in house legal team on a casual basis. We'll agree each assignment with you and you'll be under no obligation to accept work if it doesn't suit you.

The Team:

The Place Legal Team is a small, friendly team which undertakes an interesting and diverse mixture of work in the fields of planning and environmental law; and contracts and procurement. We deal with both contentious and non-contentious work, frequently involving novel and unusual points of law. Much of our work is high profile and attracts media coverage.


- Competitive rates - GBP 36 per hour plus 12.66% annual leave rate, totalling GBP 40.56 per hour

- Flexibility - you can work when and where it suits you, including from home, both inside and outside normal office hours

- Be part of a team - you will be an Associate member of the legal team

- Outstanding opportunity - we are based in an attractive location in heart of the historic city of Bath. You'll deal with a wide variety of interesting and varied work

- Expand your network - you'll meet new colleagues, both legal and from other professions.

This role is likely to suit experienced lawyers looking to build up a portfolio career. You will be comfortable using your initiative and working directly with clients under minimal supervision.

Interested to find out more?

If you think you have the necessary skills and experience then we'd be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Simon Barnes, Team Leader, for an informal discussion on (01225) 395176 or apply using the link below. No Agencies please.

To apply

Please use the online application facility -

Alternatively telephone 01225 396409 (24 hours), quoting the reference number and post title for a paper application pack.

Please note we do not accept CV's.

For further information on applying please see "Application Form Help" page on the Jobs website.

The Council is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Supporting Documents:

Job Description Casual Associate Lawyer 18CORP20636C

Person Spec Casual Associate Lawyer 18CORP20636C

Appendix A Casual Associate Lawyer 18CORP20636C