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Group Lawyer - Commercial and Contracts

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Job ID:

31435

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.06.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£62,273 - £65,017 per annum

Location: South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DQ; and an ability to work across Westmorland and Furness Council offices where required.
 
About this Opportunity:
Westmorland and Furness Council is a new ambitious authority aiming to shape public services for the better - transforming them for the future.

This role and the other Group Lawyer roles are exceptional opportunities to join a new Council with large ambition. If you enjoy a challenge and are looking for that next step in your career and want to become a member of a high performing Team based in the heart of the South Lakes please get in touch.

The post holders will have their own case work, requiring a business approach to case work and client care delivered through Business Partnering. The roles will manage budgets and staff within the specialist areas. Good Governance and decision making is at the heart of what we do and this will be an expectation of the successful candidate.
 
Our team is driven, ambitious, and friendly! Our top priority is staff wellbeing and care, we are keen for colleagues to be a great fit within our team, to share our values and drive to make a real difference.
 
Our expectation is that you will lead and manage the constant improvement and development of the Team and to appropriately contribute to the improvement and development of the Service overall, to ensure a dynamic, high-quality service is being delivered to our customers.
 
Personally conducting, managing and/or leading on highly complex, corporately significant, and/or high-risk projects and cases including supporting strategic planning, policy formation and corporate governance.
 
 Building strong relationships across the team and with key service areas; working with them to understand their needs in order to plan the resources of Legal and Democratic Services, to meet those needs, and to work closely with those service areas to actively support and promote the development of skills and knowledge in respect of legal and governance issues pertinent to their service. 
 
For an informal chat about this role please email linda.jones@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk
 
We look forward to welcoming you.
 
Safer Recruitment
At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children young people and adults at risk and expects all employees volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.
 
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
 
As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Closing date: 15 July 2024
Interview date: w/c 29th July 2024

For further information about the role or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Westmorland and Furness Council
North-West, United Kingdom

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Group Lawyer - Commercial and Contracts

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

31435

Practice Area(s):

Procurement/Contracts

Location:

North-West 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

27.06.2024

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£62,273 - £65,017 per annum

Location: South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DQ; and an ability to work across Westmorland and Furness Council offices where required.
 
About this Opportunity:
Westmorland and Furness Council is a new ambitious authority aiming to shape public services for the better - transforming them for the future.

This role and the other Group Lawyer roles are exceptional opportunities to join a new Council with large ambition. If you enjoy a challenge and are looking for that next step in your career and want to become a member of a high performing Team based in the heart of the South Lakes please get in touch.

The post holders will have their own case work, requiring a business approach to case work and client care delivered through Business Partnering. The roles will manage budgets and staff within the specialist areas. Good Governance and decision making is at the heart of what we do and this will be an expectation of the successful candidate.
 
Our team is driven, ambitious, and friendly! Our top priority is staff wellbeing and care, we are keen for colleagues to be a great fit within our team, to share our values and drive to make a real difference.
 
Our expectation is that you will lead and manage the constant improvement and development of the Team and to appropriately contribute to the improvement and development of the Service overall, to ensure a dynamic, high-quality service is being delivered to our customers.
 
Personally conducting, managing and/or leading on highly complex, corporately significant, and/or high-risk projects and cases including supporting strategic planning, policy formation and corporate governance.
 
 Building strong relationships across the team and with key service areas; working with them to understand their needs in order to plan the resources of Legal and Democratic Services, to meet those needs, and to work closely with those service areas to actively support and promote the development of skills and knowledge in respect of legal and governance issues pertinent to their service. 
 
For an informal chat about this role please email linda.jones@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk
 
We look forward to welcoming you.
 
Safer Recruitment
At Westmorland and Furness Council we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children young people and adults at risk and expects all employees volunteers and the Externally Provided Workforce (EPWs) to share this commitment.
 
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Westmorland and Furness Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
 
As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Closing date: 15 July 2024
Interview date: w/c 29th July 2024

For further information about the role or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.