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Commercial - Primary Care Lawyer 3 to 5 + pqe

Employer
Weightmans
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
Up to £67,000 DOE
Closing date
18 Apr 2024
Reference
20993

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Practice area
Company and commercial
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
Private practice

Job Details

About your new role

Our national Commercial team works with a wide range of clients both private and public. 

Our clients are in various sectors such as technology, media, retail, pharmaceutical, insurance transport and logistics, manufacturing alongside work within the public sector for universities, NHS bodies, police forces and local authorities. 

The team is national with coverage across our Liverpool, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow offices.

Weightmans operates a hybrid working policy with at least two days a week working in the office.

Our national Commercial team has a strong presence in the world of primary care

We are looking for an solicitor with experience working with primary care providers and in particular general practitioners

This role will involve

  • Preparation and review and negotiation of Partnership documentation for medical and dental practitioners
  • Providing general partnership advice
  • Working on partnership mergers
  • Advice and documentation of partnership retirements whether voluntary or compulsory
  • NHS Contract advice
  • Advising primary care networks

Weightmans operates a hybrid working policy with at least two days a week working in the office.

 

Key Duties

Your new role will cover the following key aspects:

  • Work on matters covering the services outlined above
  • Work with Partners and other senior members of the wider primary care team on complex matters
  • Work on your own matters where appropriate
  • Drafting, reviewing, advising on and negotiating contracts of a nature listed above
  • Develop internal relationships as a starting point
  • Assist with business development initiatives
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values and procedures;
  • Manage matters in accordance with client service level agreements;
  • Achieve financial and chargeable time targets;
  • Comply with Weightmans policies and procedures;
  • Complete client management information as and when required.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the remit of the role.

 

About You

Experience of working on commercial contracts at 3 to 5+PQE level

We would be looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Experience in primary care
  • Knowledge of NHS primary care service contracts
  • Knowledge of NHS primary care funding
  • Willingness to learn new areas – including some of technology, data and public procurement;
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Good drafting skills with attention to detail
  • Commercial awareness
  • Conscientious, self-motivated, hard-working, and responsive;
  • Critical thinking abilities and excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to support junior team members
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and client protocols while maintaining high standards

Please note. Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role

Company

Weightmans is a Top 40 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer and 10th overall employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2024 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

We believe in the power of people, innovation and partnership to provide strategic business insight and deep expertise to a range of private companies, public sector organisations and individuals.

At the heart of our culture and organisation is a simple purpose that informs everything we think, say and do: See the Possibility.

We believe thinking differently allows us to see the possibilities others don’t.

Click here to find out more about industry recognition for excellence, through our achievements, awards and accreditations.

The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation." We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where everyone in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
  • Hybrid working including provision of home office equipment*
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers & discounts Great reward and recognition scheme

*there are a small number of roles that cannot be performed from home, your Recruitment Adviser can confirm.

Please note

  • We encourage candidates to speak to us direct/apply direct for the opportunities we have available.
  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only.
  • We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
Company info
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Telephone
+44 (0)345 073 9900
Location
100 Old Hall Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 9QJ
United Kingdom

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