Legal Counsel - Public Sector

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
08 May 2018
Ref
3271079
Contact
Navita Rooprai
Practice area
Public law
Position
Legal counsel
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

LEGAL COUNSEL - Public Sector job in Manchester paying c£40,000

Your new company
Growing organisation based in Manchester City Centre; as part of a new venture, this not-for-profit organisation is looking to recruit an in-house lawyer to support the Head of Legal in a broad legal counsel role.

Your new role
You will work on large scale projects in a complex and politically sensitive environment, providing robust advice on a range of legal matters such as public law, company law, commercial law, procurement law as well as data protection and freedom of information.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer (Barrister or Solicitor or FCILEx) with experience in a legal counsel role within the public sector. You will need to understand and assimilate information quickly, provide sound legal advice and develop strong professional relationships in complex stakeholder environments. Working knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act is essential and you must have strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a track record of working to high professional standards.

What you'll get in return
You will be offered a salary of c£40,000 plus benefits. This is a unique, challenging and varied role as part of a growing team and the opportunity to be part of a high profile project for the region.

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