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Legal Assistant Rights of Way Officer

Salary details: £ - £

Location
County Hall, Matlock
Reference
JOB/22/03772
Salary details
Grade 8 £23,657 - £25,568 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for sick leave
Hours
37 hours per week
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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Legal Services has a vacancy for a Legal Assistant within the Rights of Way team. The role will provide an exciting opportunity to use and develop your research and analytical skills in investigating and processing claims under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to amend the Definitive Map and Statement. This will include giving evidence at public inquiries.

You will work as part of a small, dedicated team and should have a reasonable understanding of rights of way law, good organisational skills (including being able to work to deadlines), and the ability to interpret maps and other historic documents. You should also have good communication skills as you will be writing reports and dealing with members of the public elected members and other organisations.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sarah Bond, Senior Solicitor on 01629 538355.

Provisional Interview Date: 6 September 2022