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Lawyer - Commercial

Employer
Lincolnshire County Council
Location
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary
£40,221 - £44,428 + great local government benefits
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
Reference
21697

Job Details

Legal Services Lincolnshire (LSL) is a shared legal service hosted by the county council, offering legal advice to the county council, to six of the county's district and borough councils as well as other public sector clients. We are looking for an enthusiastic lawyer for our Commercial and Information Governance Team who has a passion for local authority work.

The Role

As a commercial lawyer you will be providing contract and procurement advice to our clients and drafting a variety of contract documentation including contract extensions, variations and novations.

You will represent the council at meetings with clients and other stakeholders. You will be joining a small team of lawyers who are responsible for providing timely legal advice to clients and officers.

 Do you have experience in this field or can you evidence good transferable skills to move into this area of the law?

What we're looking for

You will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive, ideally with experience in this field of law. Applications may be considered if you do not have legal experience of working and advising in this area of the law but you are able to demonstrate transferable legal skills with experience in working in a legal environment/office.  If you have the right skills, attitude and a passion for the role, we will help you develop the rest. You will be well supported and we guarantee you will find this a professionally rewarding and fulfilling role!

Interested in this role and what we can offer?

We care about our staff so we want to offer you a competitive salary, generous holidays and access to our pension scheme. The position will be based in Lincoln but the Council has adopted a Smarter Working approach which means that the role will involve both remote working and office attendance.

It is also important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive local authority setting where no two days are the same!

Next steps

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description. In order to be shortlisted please evidence the required experience and skills within the Personal Statement section of the application form. CV's will not be accepted for this position. 

For any enquiries please contact Paula Coleman via e-mail at paula.coleman@lincolnshire.gov.uk or telephone 07876850618 to arrange an informal chat.

Applications close on 2nd June 2024 with interviews to take place on 20th June 2024. 

Company

Famous for its stunning cathedral and impressive castle which still functions as a court dispensing justice as it has for over 900 years, the medieval quarter is a great contrast to the lively and youthful feel of this university city. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a beautiful city with something to offer everyone, grasp this exciting opportunity and come and join our team.

We care about our staff so we want to offer you a competitive salary, generous holidays and access to our pension scheme. It is important to us that you have an excellent work/life balance and the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive Local Authority setting where no two days are the same!

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