Senior Legal Officer (Enforcement)

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Aldern House, Bakewell
Legal Team
£30,984 to £33,486 pro rata per annum
Part Time
18.5 hours per week
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The Role

We are looking for a practicing, qualified lawyer, to help us with planning enforcement work including complex cases. In the role you will be responsible for working with other colleagues and drafting legal notices and other documents, and the conduct of proceedings.

About You

You will need excellent communication and drafting skills, along with excellent negotiation, influencing, persuasion and advocacy skills.

You will be able to provide reliable and up to date advice in the following areas of law and practice:

- Town and Country Planning.
- Litigation (criminal and civil)
- Local Government (administrative) law
- Property Law

About Us

The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 National Parks and is still enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We recognise the importance of our National Park, and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak District National Park for all to enjoy forever.

Further Information

Further information on the role can be found in the job description and person specification. No agencies at this time please.


We offer a range of staff benefits including hybrid home/office working, flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 19.57%, 25-30 days’ holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please see our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Our Values

- Care – We care for the Peak District National Park, the people we work with and all those we serve. It’s at the heart of everything we do.
- Enjoy – We take pride in what we do and feel good about our contribution.
- Pioneer – We were born of pioneers. We will continue to explore opportunities to inspire future generations

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

The closing date for this role is 26th September 2022.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

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