Senior Legal Officer A/B Contracts and Commercial

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£34,728 - £42,821
12 Apr 2021
25 May 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

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 contract, procurement and commercial matters.

You will draft reports, tender documentation, 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, which has a strong commitment to training and 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.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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