The in-house legal team aims to provide high quality legal advice, assistance and representation on a whole range of legal specialisms applicable to local government, thus enabling the Council to provide excellent services to those who live and work in the borough. Every member of staff within the legal section has an important part to play in the delivery of legal services to the Council.

Sandwell is a large, multicultural metropolitan borough situated in the heart of the Black Country, to the west of Birmingham, within the West Midlands conurbation and with a population of over 308,000.

The council is the largest employer in the borough with approximately 10,600 employees in a variety of occupations providing a comprehensive range of services.

Our commitment to giving high quality services focusing on continual improvements means that we need to employ talented and committed people.

Structure of Legal Services