Legal Support Officer

Posted on 3rd June 2024
Type Full Time
Specialism Public Law
Location Guildhall, City of London
Deadline 24th June 2024

Job Description

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £35,740 – £39,540 inclusive of all allowances

The City of London Corporation is the local authority for the “Square Mile”. It is committed to the support of the City as a pre-eminent international financial and business centre and as a pleasant and vibrant place to work, live and relax. The City of London Corporation offers the normal range of local government services, as well as managing and funding a number of world-renowned educational and cultural institutions, being the trustee of Bridge House Estates and other charities, operating wholesale markets and owning and managing some of London’s most important open spaces, including Hampstead Heath and Epping Forest. We have a vacancy in the Public and Corporate Law Division.

The work of the Division is very varied and includes local government law, administrative and constitutional law, planning and highways law, charities and trust law, company law, information law and the law relating to open spaces. It includes the provision of legal advice to elected members and external organisations, including London Councils. The successful applicant will gain exposure to a wide variety of legal matters and build a strong sense of how the City of London and City Corporation operates. You’ll work across multiple projects, drafting routine legal and policy documents and correspondence, undertake research and provide routine advice, and provide legal, technical and administrative support to the team. The successful applicant will be highly organised, adaptable and calm under pressure, and enjoy the challenge of supporting more than one team member and juggling priorities.

Application closing date: 12 noon on 24 June 2024.

To apply online please click the below link: https://jobs.cityoflondon.gov.uk/citrentp_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=441932e8eG&WVID=48351134Nh

Appointment will be made on the basis of experience, skills and abilities demonstrated in relevant fields. If you would like further information or an informal discussion, please contact Anna Cowperthwaite on anna.cowperthwaite@cityoflondon.gov.uk. Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone) quoting reference number OCOM0125 if you experience any difficulties.  A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation want to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to thrive in the work that we do. The City of London Corporation is currently undergoing a programme to ensure that our pay and reward practices are competitive and equitable across the whole organisation – and is committed to regularly benchmarking and reviewing pay against external sectors. The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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