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Commercial Lawyers (Contracts)

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Job ID:

19816

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Huddersfield, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

24.12.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made - please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.

Salary: Up to £42,821 (Pay award pending)
11 - 13 career grade progression to Grade 12 & 13

We are looking to recruit up to three people for this job.

Kirklees Council Legal Services is one of the largest legal practices in the area and is responsible for providing and commissioning the legal work required by Kirklees Council and partner organisations.

We are looking for motivated lawyers to work on a range of procurements, contracts, and commercial matters.

You will draft reports, tender documentation, contracts (including ICT and construction contracts) and other commercial documents, and advise on commercial law and projects.

You should be a confident, skilled and enthusiastic lawyer with a “can do” commercial approach.You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister holding a current practising certificate, or a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent .

You could be newly qualified or more experienced – training and support will be available to less experienced candidates.

Joining Kirklees means you have access to a range of employee benefits, including generous leave entitlement, flexible working (including working from home) and excellent pension. You will be part of a supportive team - , which has a strong commitment to training and further development of our employees. We are based in the town centre, well placed for transport links to the North's leading cities, including Leeds, Manchester, and Sheffield.

This vacancy is open ended. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. It is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment as applications will be assessed on a regular basis.

Closing date: 31 January 2022, 11:55 PM

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Kirklees Council
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Kirklees Council
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Commercial Lawyers (Contracts)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

19816

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Huddersfield, Yorkshire 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer, Legal Executive
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

24.12.2021

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made - please note that this also includes any CV uploaded. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.

Salary: Up to £42,821 (Pay award pending)
11 - 13 career grade progression to Grade 12 & 13

We are looking to recruit up to three people for this job.

Kirklees Council Legal Services is one of the largest legal practices in the area and is responsible for providing and commissioning the legal work required by Kirklees Council and partner organisations.

We are looking for motivated lawyers to work on a range of procurements, contracts, and commercial matters.

You will draft reports, tender documentation, contracts (including ICT and construction contracts) and other commercial documents, and advise on commercial law and projects.

You should be a confident, skilled and enthusiastic lawyer with a “can do” commercial approach.You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister holding a current practising certificate, or a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent .

You could be newly qualified or more experienced – training and support will be available to less experienced candidates.

Joining Kirklees means you have access to a range of employee benefits, including generous leave entitlement, flexible working (including working from home) and excellent pension. You will be part of a supportive team - , which has a strong commitment to training and further development of our employees. We are based in the town centre, well placed for transport links to the North's leading cities, including Leeds, Manchester, and Sheffield.

This vacancy is open ended. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. It is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment as applications will be assessed on a regular basis.

Closing date: 31 January 2022, 11:55 PM

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.