The starting salary for this position is £35,382 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.
The administrative base for Legal Services is Woodhatch Place in Reigate, however, the Council adopts an agile working policy with flexible working arrangements which includes access to our office in Weybridge as well as remote working. We intend to continue working in a flexible manner in the future. The team are very approachable (even when working remotely!) so there will always be someone to provide you with support and discuss matters with.
We are looking to recruit a Team Lawyer with up to 1-2 years post-qualifying experience, to join our successful in-house Contracts and Procurement Legal Team. Please note, candidates who do not have post qualification experience in contracts and procurement would still be considered. In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop legal skills by working on a wide range of legal matters and also supporting other Lawyers in the team. You should be able to demonstrate strong personal legal and strategic analysis, judgement and pro-activity.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to join our Lawyers Career Scheme which will allow for accelerated career and salary progression based on performance. You will be supported through training, regular supervision and development plans to continue learning and developing your expertise and so achieve successful progression through the career scheme.
We are looking for a flexible, motivated and ambitious lawyer with extensive experience of:
- Handling their own caseload of work alongside supporting other Lawyers in the team
- Building effective relationships with client departments
- Attendance at and positive contributions to meetings
The work of the team is varied, including frameworks, DPS and term contracts of differing complexity, collaboration agreements, MOUs, IPR, construction contracts and other commercial legal issues. Some knowledge of GDPR and its impact on public contracts would be helpful to you in this role.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29th May 2022.
Interviews will take place week commencing 13th June 2022.
To arrange an informal discussion please email Simoine Morgan-Barnes (Principal Solicitor) on Simoine.email@example.com
Please note that we are unable to accept CVs sent directly by email, therefore please ensure your submit your application via the ‘Apply Now’ button below. We look forward to receiving your application.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.