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Vacancy Details

Lawyer - Contracts & Employment

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade K SCP 40+41 £43,857 to £44,863 per annum
Magdalen House, Work from home
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/05/2021 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Lawyer Employment – Contract and Employment Team

Maternity Leave Cover - 36 hrs per week * (up to 10.5 months) 

*Applications for part time working will be considered. 

Corporate Legal Services is comprised of four legal teams with administrative support:

The Prosecutions and Regulatory Team provide legal services primarily in relation to regulatory matters including litigation, information compliance, prosecutions, environmental health, licensing, and debt recovery.

The Children and Social Care Team provide legal services primarily in relation to child protection, adoption, education, adult social care, mental health and youth justice.

The Property and Planning Team provide legal services primarily in relation to property and planning matters.

The Contracts and Employment Team provide legal services on a range of contract, procurement and employment law matters.

We wish to recruit a Lawyer to cover a maternity leave absence in the Contracts & Employment Team with responsibility for providing legal services in relation to all employment law related matters. The post holder will carry a caseload of employment law tribunal cases and advisory matters, which are often complex in nature, with limited supervision.

Interviews will be held on a date between 1st and 4th June 2021. 

Please note: Home working is currently in place. 

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.





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