Parish Council Specialist

JMC Legal
England, Surrey
£40000 - £60000 per annum
12 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
Joseph Kersey
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a parish council specialist or an ecclesiastical solicitor looking to work within a legal 500 firm? This firm are offering a great opportunity with brilliant career progression along with a great work life balance!

The firm

This firm has a real family feel running throughout, they have a rich heritage spanning 40 years', and culturally they have a friendly, relaxed working environment where they can offer more in the way of flexibility with fee earners enjoying work-life balance, they have an unheard-of staff retention rate. They now stand at over 100 staff, with offices throughout Kent and Surrey. They have recently made several key strategic senior hires which have caused the firm to strengthen core practice areas.

You will find that the firm is forward-thinking, dynamic, and professional. They place client care at the heart of what they do, due to this approach they have an excellent referral network.

The role

This is an excellent career opportunity to join an establish firm in their Leatherhead, Surrey office.

The firm is seeking a Parish Council Specialist to join their Surrey office. The firm are one of the few law firms versed in this specific area of law dealing with matters of Council procedures and the interpretation of these rules and procedures. The team advise on a wide range of issues including local government law and procedures, village greens and halls, charitable trusts, cemeteries and burial grounds, employment law matters and data protection.

You will have your own varied caseload working with parish, town, community, neighbourhood and village councils and their clerks.


  • You will be a Parish Council Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit on the amount of experience)
  • You will deal with a high-quality work
  • You will have the ability to deliver excellent client service
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for progression
  • Salary is above market rate plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Parish Council Specialist to join a firm with an excellent reputation in their Leatherhead, Surrey office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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