Senior Legal Officer A/B Contracts and Commercial - 2 jobs

Corporate Services
Governance & Commissioning
Legal Services
High Street Buildings, Huddersfield
Grade 11-13
£33,799 - £41,675 (Career Progression Grades 11-13)

Kirklees Council Legal Services is one of the largest legal practices in the area and is responsible for providing and commissioning the legal work required by Kirklees Council and partner organisations.

We are looking for a motivated lawyer to work on a range of procurements, contracts, and commercial matters.

You will draft reports, tender documentation, contracts (including ICT and construction contracts) and other commercial documents, and advise on commercial law and projects. Experience and knowledge of company law would be an advantage.

You must be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister holding a current practising certificate, or a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives or equivalent.

You could be newly qualified or more experienced.

You should be a confident, skilled and enthusiastic lawyer with a “can do” commercial approach.

Joining Kirklees means you have access to a range of employee benefits, including generous leave entitlement, flexible working (including working from home) and excellent pension. You will be part of a supportive team environment, which has a strong commitment to training and further development of our employees. We are based in the town centre, well placed for transport links to the North's leading cities, including Leeds, Manchester, and Sheffield.

As part of the application process please complete the attached questionnaire. You need to download this, save and complete so that you can attached your questionnaire when prompted. You may also submit a CV

07 June 2020, 11:55 PM

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