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Senior Lawyer and Deputy Monitoring Officer (Governance)

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Job ID:

19102

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.10.2021

Employer type:

Private Practice
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Job Description:

£43,500 – £49,500 DOE

Located in Shefford

A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd is a true one of a kind. Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus. A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors. Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford. With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers. We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • To act as a legal advisor to the client organisations in governance and other corporate or constitutional and administrative matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.
  • To act as Deputy Monitoring Officer for Central Bedfordshire Council and legal advisor for Committee meetings, informal meetings and working parties as required.
  • Act as a source of legal advice and support to any of the client Committees and Directorates as directed to cover the absence of colleagues.
  • To represent clients in negotiations and discussions with third parties in matters regarding the areas of legal practice relevant to the post.
  • To support the Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd Leadership team in building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients to ensure the delivery of a seamless and client focussed service.
  • To promote Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd and to identify further areas of development to both existing and potential work streams.  

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
 
Pathfinder Legal Benefits

  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
 Interviews for this role will take place the week commencing 14/12/21

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification and a CV is submitted.

For a copy of the full Job Description please click here

Closing date:  30th November 2021 @ midday

To apply for this position, please click below to send your CV and supporting covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification.
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Pathfinder Legal Services
East of England, United Kingdom

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Employer Info


Pathfinder Legal Services
East of England, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 699818
Web Site: http://www.lgsslaw.com/

Senior Lawyer and Deputy Monitoring Officer (Governance)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

19102

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Management

Location:

East of England 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.10.2021

Employer type:

Private Practice
col-wide   

Job Description:

£43,500 – £49,500 DOE

Located in Shefford

A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
 
Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd is a true one of a kind. Established in 2015 as an ‘Alternative Business Structure’ (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus.  Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus. A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors. Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
 
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford. With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers. We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
 
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
 
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • To act as a legal advisor to the client organisations in governance and other corporate or constitutional and administrative matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.
  • To act as Deputy Monitoring Officer for Central Bedfordshire Council and legal advisor for Committee meetings, informal meetings and working parties as required.
  • Act as a source of legal advice and support to any of the client Committees and Directorates as directed to cover the absence of colleagues.
  • To represent clients in negotiations and discussions with third parties in matters regarding the areas of legal practice relevant to the post.
  • To support the Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd Leadership team in building and maintaining effective working relationships with clients to ensure the delivery of a seamless and client focussed service.
  • To promote Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd and to identify further areas of development to both existing and potential work streams.  

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
 
Pathfinder Legal Benefits

  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
 Interviews for this role will take place the week commencing 14/12/21

Number of vacancies for the role: 1
 
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification and a CV is submitted.

For a copy of the full Job Description please click here

Closing date:  30th November 2021 @ midday

To apply for this position, please click below to send your CV and supporting covering letter explaining how you meet the job specification.