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Join our thriving legal team and make a real difference in Rotherham

Rotherham is a dynamic and forward-thinking council that's committed to delivering exceptional services for our residents. We're excited to expand our team of talented lawyers and legal officers who share our passion for making a positive impact.

About the opportunity

We're looking for experienced and ambitious legal professionals to join our growing team. As a Senior Legal Officer, you'll play a crucial role in delivering high-quality legal services that support our council's statutory responsibilities.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with council departments to ensure we meet our legal obligations and provide safe, efficient, and effective services to residents.
  • Provide expert legal advice on a wide range of matters, including adult care law, child care law, and commercial law.
  • Manage a portfolio of cases and ensure timely completion to meet deadlines and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of innovative legal strategies and solutions.

Why join us

  • Be part of a supportive and collaborative team that values your contributions and encourages personal and professional development.
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements, including hybrid work options, to suit your lifestyle and needs.
  • Make a tangible difference in the lives of Rotherham residents by providing expert legal services that support our communities.

What you'll bring

  • A strong track record of success as a legal professional with experience in adult care law, child care law, or commercial law.
  • Excellent legal expertise and problem-solving skills with the ability to provide clear, concise, and practical advice.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with colleagues, clients, and external stakeholders.
  • A passion for public service and a commitment to delivering high-quality legal services that make a real difference.

Ready to make your mark?

If you're an experienced and passionate legal professional seeking a rewarding career that makes a meaningful impact, we encourage you to apply. Join our thriving team and help us shape the future of Rotherham.

To apply

Follow the links to our latest vacancies at the top of this page.

Or to arrange an informal discussion on these roles please contact Bal Nahal, Head of Legal Services.


Equal Opportunities Employer

We are committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.