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Closing Date: 06 August 2020

Senior Executive Solicitor - Cork City Council


Senior Executive Solicitor

Cork City Council is a large urban local authority with over 1,500 employees across over 40 locations. The City Council provides a wide and diverse range of public services such as housing, management of the public realm, libraries, physical planning and development, community, culture and place-making and the delivery of infrastructure projects. Internal services include Finance, ICT, People & Organisation Development and Corporate Affairs. The Council is committed to increasing its capacity and capability for change to deliver improved public services.

An opportunity now exists in Cork City Council for the position of Senior Executive Solicitor.

Reporting to the Head of Legal Affairs, the Senior Executive Solicitor is a management position and provides a comprehensive service to the County Council in the entire area of local government law including, without being exhaustive, conveyancing, litigation, dispute resolution, procurement and commercial and EU law.

The successful candidate will:

• Have been admitted and enrolled as a solicitor in the State;

• Have at least 5 years’ experience as a solicitor, including adequate experience of conveyancing and court work, after admission and enrolment as a Solicitor;

• Possess a high standard of professional training and experience;

• Have a satisfactory knowledge of public service organisation.

Closing date: 3pm Thursday, 6th August 2020

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

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