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Senior Solicitor & Team Leader (Corporate and Commercial)

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Job ID:

8555

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Warwickshire, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
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Job Description:

£48,462 - £54,922 (pro rata for Part-time)

Full-time or part-time - Re-location allowance offered if the individual meets the requirements of the corporate policy and guidance

Warwickshire Legal Services has operated on a business footing for over 20 years and now has over 60 fee earners providing a comprehensive range of services to over 15 public sector clients, including pioneering shared service arrangements with Warwick District Council and two police forces. We have ambitious plans for further growth and we rarely outsource work,meaning that our lawyers are trusted to lead even the most challenging legal projects for a wide range of public sector bodies.  As a result, we offer unrivalled opportunities to develop highly marketable skills with the support of experienced colleagues who consistently earn very high satisfaction ratings from their clients.

We have a national reputation, recognised in several national awards, as well as modern offices in a historic building in the middle of Warwick within a short distance of other popular towns like Leamington Spa,Kenilworth and Stratford-upon-Avon and in a central location on road and rail transport networks.  We offer flexible working arrangements, supported by the latest ICT, and in return our staff are willing to go the extra mile when our clients need it.

People like to work for us and we have a tradition of growing our own talent through training and development schemes, meaning that we have a low turnover of staff.  We have two Senior Solicitor/Team Leader posts within the Corporate and Commercial Team and we are looking to recruit to one of these posts.

We are looking for candidates who are first rate lawyers and who solve problems,enjoy people management, inspire staff and client confidence, understand commercial imperatives, welcome change and challenge,and have the potential to progress within our business. We will consider full-time and part-time candidates. 

Key Requirements

You will be responsible (jointly with the other Team Leader) for Leading the Team and supervising the other team members. You will be responsible for providing support at a senior level for all of our clients across the range of work carried out by the Team, including major projects, information governance and general corporate governance. You will need to demonstrate an aptitude for complex problem solving and the ability to work quickly and accurately, as part of a friendly and supportive team, you need to be willing to learn and adapt to the challenging legal environment in the public sector. 

You should be a fully qualified practising solicitor or barrister with at least 5 years post qualification experience in relevant areas

For further information please see the Job Description & Person Specification

Additional Information

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

For further information about the role please contact Jane Pollard on janepollard@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 1st April 2019

Interview date: 10th April 2019

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn't enough, you'll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
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Warwickshire Legal Services
Warwickshire, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Warwickshire Legal Services
Warwickshire, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Senior Solicitor & Team Leader (Corporate and Commercial)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

8555

Practice Area(s):

Governance, Procurement/Contracts

Location:

Warwickshire, West Midlands 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

14.03.2019

Employer type:

Local Authority
col-wide   

Job Description:

£48,462 - £54,922 (pro rata for Part-time)

Full-time or part-time - Re-location allowance offered if the individual meets the requirements of the corporate policy and guidance

Warwickshire Legal Services has operated on a business footing for over 20 years and now has over 60 fee earners providing a comprehensive range of services to over 15 public sector clients, including pioneering shared service arrangements with Warwick District Council and two police forces. We have ambitious plans for further growth and we rarely outsource work,meaning that our lawyers are trusted to lead even the most challenging legal projects for a wide range of public sector bodies.  As a result, we offer unrivalled opportunities to develop highly marketable skills with the support of experienced colleagues who consistently earn very high satisfaction ratings from their clients.

We have a national reputation, recognised in several national awards, as well as modern offices in a historic building in the middle of Warwick within a short distance of other popular towns like Leamington Spa,Kenilworth and Stratford-upon-Avon and in a central location on road and rail transport networks.  We offer flexible working arrangements, supported by the latest ICT, and in return our staff are willing to go the extra mile when our clients need it.

People like to work for us and we have a tradition of growing our own talent through training and development schemes, meaning that we have a low turnover of staff.  We have two Senior Solicitor/Team Leader posts within the Corporate and Commercial Team and we are looking to recruit to one of these posts.

We are looking for candidates who are first rate lawyers and who solve problems,enjoy people management, inspire staff and client confidence, understand commercial imperatives, welcome change and challenge,and have the potential to progress within our business. We will consider full-time and part-time candidates. 

Key Requirements

You will be responsible (jointly with the other Team Leader) for Leading the Team and supervising the other team members. You will be responsible for providing support at a senior level for all of our clients across the range of work carried out by the Team, including major projects, information governance and general corporate governance. You will need to demonstrate an aptitude for complex problem solving and the ability to work quickly and accurately, as part of a friendly and supportive team, you need to be willing to learn and adapt to the challenging legal environment in the public sector. 

You should be a fully qualified practising solicitor or barrister with at least 5 years post qualification experience in relevant areas

For further information please see the Job Description & Person Specification

Additional Information

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

For further information about the role please contact Jane Pollard on janepollard@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date: 1st April 2019

Interview date: 10th April 2019

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.

As if that wasn't enough, you'll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.