Solicitor Post (Commercial & Contracts)
£46,064 - £51,948
Full Time - Permanent
Warwickshire Legal Services is growing and we have opportunities for a lawyer in the following area:
Warwickshire Legal Services is a highly regarded LEXCEL accredited practice – having received this endorsement of excellence for more than 24 consecutive years – and we run a very different kind of in-house legal team.
We have the freedom to practice as a business within Warwickshire County Council, which means we generate our own income from internal teams as well as a diverse pool of public sector clients.
The positive impacts delivered through our legal work have resulted in multiple award wins over the years, including recent success at the prestigious Lawyers in Local Government awards. Now, we are looking for dynamic staff to become a part of this award-winning team and, through demonstrating real drive and commitment, help us to make Warwickshire and beyond the best it can be.
Our team is currently made up from lawyers from the public sector, private sector and home-grown talent and we would welcome applicants from a range of legal backgrounds including lawyers who are interested in a change of discipline and beginning a new career in local government.
We have pioneered a system of agile working which provides our lawyers with the opportunity to work within the office environment and remotely. Our positions are full time at 37 hours per week but we are also open to part-time working.
Few Local Authorities operate this way, and our approach gives you a unique environment to further your career working with a talented, friendly and supportive group of innovative legal professionals. Our clients are diverse and the work is stimulating and varied with the opportunity to work on challenging projects that make a meaningful difference.
Warwickshire has an ambitious agenda which focuses on developing a thriving economy; ensuring people can live safely, healthily, and happily; and creating a county with a sustainable future. This third, new priority also reflects the importance of taking concerted action on climate change. Together these priorities support the Council’s ambition to make Warwickshire the best it can be, sustainable now and for future generations.
On top of this, you can take advantage of the benefits that come with a non-corporate practice. You’ll see cases through to completion, enjoy a high level of responsibility and get more hands on experience while getting a better work-life balance and greater flexibility. Benefits also include:
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Apply now and progress your career in a positive, supportive, and inclusive work environment; become part of a legal team that continues to deliver award-winning excellence; and help play a pivotal role in shaping our future success.
If you approach your work with passion and purpose and are always prepared to get stuck in, then we welcome your application.
For more infomtion about the role, please see the job description and person specification.
Closing Date: Monday 20th November 2023
Interview Date: w/c 27th November 2023
For more information please contact Paul Fairweather - firstname.lastname@example.org
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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.
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Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more
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