The Role:

Are you looking for the opportunity to join a leading local authority? Are you tired of the day-to-day routine in your present role? Do you want to make a real difference?

Here at Hampshire Legal Services , we pride ourselves on the breadth and depth of difference we can make. We enable the County Council to make positive changes and deliver more for residents across the County and beyond. We also support external partners in the provision of commercial and cost effective legal services.

Joining our friendly and supportive Lexcel accredited in-house legal team, you will support a wide variety of clients on a range of matters across the General Litigation Team .

Flexible working and remote working mean that we can consider candidates from out of area in a way which was not always possible in the past. We are looking for candidates who have transferrable skills and are able to work across different work types to provide greater agility in adapting to changing demands.

About you

A dynamic and enthusiastic individual, you will assist with a full and varied caseload. You will ideally have relevant experience of working in local government or another public sector organisation, however this is not essential.

The work we do is highly valued, important, and fundamental to the County Council’s corporate priorities, so you will need to be highly resilient and motivated. You will be supported by a strong team with a genuine sense of community.

Benefits of working here 

In return for helping Hampshire County Council to do the right things in the right ways, you will have the advantage of including access to Local Government Pension Scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working, interest free travel loans, and discounts.

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Additional Job Information:

Senior Legal Adviser – 

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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