The post is Grade B: £45,347 to £64,654 per annum
This role also attracts car allowance £5,816 per annum or company car
Location: Peterborough – Interim Bircham Newton
In the role of a Solicitor, you will provide legal advice to the organisation to ensure it operates within its statutory framework and business model.
You will also assist the organisation by advising on the scope and extent of statutory framework and powers. Be able to interpret statues, statutory instruments and other legal regulations to ensure organisational compliance.
You will Identify issues to senior management and propose solutions and other appropriate actions. Proactively assess and evaluate organisational threats/opportunities as a consequence of the legal environment and legislative change.
Be able to advise on and draft the legal arrangements for contracts with commercial and other service/product providers. Assess medium/long term fit of major contractual obligations with organisational strategic objectives.
To facilitate in support risk management (particularly commercial and legal) by establishing standards for contractual arrangements with providers and partners. You will also support the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights relating to organisational products and services (including advising on overseas issues).
To review the effectiveness of major current contracts with senior management and identify areas for development, improvement and to provide in-house expertise on other legal matters.
You will act as a legal in-house expert on all matters relating to property law, public liability, Freedom of Information, Data protection and all other legal issues and legally represent the organisation where required including tribunals or courts.
You will also provide advice to the levy collection team where required and provide business solutions particularly in the area of commercial exploitation of organisations assets. You will be required to manage difficult levy appeals where appropriate, providing advice and guidance to appeals team.
To be considered for this role, you will:
- Have a degree (not necessarily in law);
- Be a qualified UKsolicitor holding a current practising certificate;
- Have post qualification experience including some within a commercial environment with experience of drafting commercial contracts.
The following requirements are desirable but not essential for the role:
- To have expertise and experience in the following areas:
- Regulated Industry;
- Property law;
- Employment law;
- Intellectual Property rights;
- Data Protection/Freedom of Information;
- Public sector procurement law;
- Extensive and developed negotiation skills.
Completed applications to Claire.Kennedy@citb.co.uk by 16 June 2019.
Interviews will be held 25/26 June 2019