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Principal Lawyer – Planning & Highways

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Job ID:

7929

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Planning

Location:

Northampton/ Shefford, East of England 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

18.01.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

Starting salary in the region of £41,745 to £50,519 DOE

Located in Northampton/ 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

LGSS Law 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 Cambridge, 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 provide legal advice and services to client organisations in the areas of planning, development and highways matters and other corporate constitutional and administrative matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.  
•    To provide high quality, innovative, well researched and comprehensive specialist legal advice to clients.
•    To act as a legal advisor to client organisations to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.  To develop and improve the service officers in relation to the planning, highways and property related areas of practice.  To ensure that professional guidance is given, that expertise is employed and that work is allocated evenly within the team.
•    To manage the activities of the team to include performance, caseloads and productivity, motivation and development, recruitment and selection and appraisals.

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.

LGSS Law Benefits
•    Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
•    LGSS More 4 U Benefits Scheme – which gives you the chance to get discounts on things like travel and retail to help you save money every day.
•    Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working. 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 28 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!

To apply for this position please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below to send your CV and a supporting covering letter detailing your current annual salary. PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.

Click here to download job description



Closing date for applications: COB Friday 8th March 2019


Keywords: Lawyer, Planning and Highways, Public Sector, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy, Local Authority
 
Employer Info
LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom

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Employer Info


LGSS Law Ltd
East of England, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 699818
Web Site: http://www.lgsslaw.com/

Principal Lawyer – Planning & Highways

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

7929

Practice Area(s):

Highways, Planning

Location:

Northampton/ Shefford, East of England 

Role:

Principal/Head of Section, Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

18.01.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

Starting salary in the region of £41,745 to £50,519 DOE

Located in Northampton/ 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

LGSS Law 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 Cambridge, 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 provide legal advice and services to client organisations in the areas of planning, development and highways matters and other corporate constitutional and administrative matters to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.  
•    To provide high quality, innovative, well researched and comprehensive specialist legal advice to clients.
•    To act as a legal advisor to client organisations to ensure compliance with statutory duties and obligations and to protect the best interests of the client organisations.  To develop and improve the service officers in relation to the planning, highways and property related areas of practice.  To ensure that professional guidance is given, that expertise is employed and that work is allocated evenly within the team.
•    To manage the activities of the team to include performance, caseloads and productivity, motivation and development, recruitment and selection and appraisals.

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.

LGSS Law Benefits
•    Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
•    LGSS More 4 U Benefits Scheme – which gives you the chance to get discounts on things like travel and retail to help you save money every day.
•    Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working. 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 28 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!

To apply for this position please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below to send your CV and a supporting covering letter detailing your current annual salary. PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.

Click here to download job description



Closing date for applications: COB Friday 8th March 2019


Keywords: Lawyer, Planning and Highways, Public Sector, Law vacancy, Law jobs, Law, Law careers, Legal careers, Legal jobs, Legal vacancy, Local Authority