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Energy Lead Lawyer

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Reference:
ESC00360
Organisation:
East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
£40,760 - £44,632 pa
Job term:
Full Time
Hours:
37 per week
Appointment:
Permanent 
Closing Date
06 December 2019 01:00 PM
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Part time hours considered.

Based in either Melton or Lowestoft (Dependent on candidates preference)

Relocation package available (subject to terms)

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

A unique opportunity has arisen for an Energy Projects Lead Lawyer to join our Legal Team based in either Melton or Lowestoft.

Your role will be to lead and provide accurate up to date legal advice on planning matters relating to energy infrastructure projects in the East Suffolk Council area.

You will be a qualified solicitor / barrister / legal executive with at least 2 years experience working at a senior level on local authority planning matters and energy projects such as nuclear power stations and off shore wind farms. You will also be experienced in building and maintaining effective relationships at all levels of the organisation and have an excellent track record of providing proactive, expert, timely and authoritative legal advice.

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development. We want you to stay with us for the long-term, so we’ll give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There’s also a superb benefits package including flexible working options and purpose built brand new office accommodation, as well as a generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

Please read the job description and person specification on the right of the page before applying for this job.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Chris Bing on (01394) 444408.

Interview date:  w/c 16 December 2019.



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