Location: Flexible on location - based from one of our offices in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Manchester, Swindon or York. Some travel will be required to the other offices and sites.
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: National - £34,007 - £36,000 pa, Greater London - £36,000 - £40,000 pa, Inner London £40,000 - £43,939 pa + Benefits
Reference No: 9961
Final applications 20 June 2021
We are seeking a Solicitor/Legal Adviser to join our Governance and Legal team in providing proactive and pragmatic legal advice in accordance with the organisation principles, practises and risk appetite. You will have the opportunity to provide legal advice on a range of issues to all who need it in Historic England and through our shared services agreement with English Heritage.
Flexible on location - based from one of our offices in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Manchester, Swindon or York. Some travel will be required to the other offices and sites.
What you will be doing:
You will be responsible for providing an efficient and professional service, carry out all matters within timescales agreed with the client and build effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders;
You will be required to keep up to date with relevant legislation and prepare (as needed) precedent documents;
You will provide compliant, informed advice that is in accordance with the organisation`s policies and risk appetite and where requested or a need identified, provide training to business colleagues on relevant areas; and
Actively knowledge share with the legal colleagues ensuring on going professional development.
Who we are looking for:
-You will be a team player who is also capable of taking responsibility for your own caseload and have experience of direct client contact;
-Experience in general commercial law (such as general commercial contract, commercial partnerships and collaborations, MoUs etc);
-Willingness to assist in other areas of law when required;
-Good drafting skills; and
-Ability to advise and deal confidently with a wide range of people.
Provisional interview date: W/C 28th June 2021
We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work -life balance. We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the county and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.