Lawyer / Senior Lawyer (Commercial) - LGSS Law
Starting salary of £37000 DOE
Located in Northampton (but may be required to travel to other offices)
A fantastic opportunity to join an exciting, innovative law firm where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop in your chosen field and excel in your career
LGSS Law Ltd is a true one of a kind. Established in 2015 as an 'Alternative Business Structure' (ABS) we are wholly owned by public bodies. We pride ourselves on serving our communities with resilience, enthusiasm and focus. Working for public sector and not for profit clients is our focus. A significant proportion of the work we carry out will be for local authorities, however, we have over recent years grown our client base to include more than one hundred organisations across the public and not-for profit sectors. Our clients including Clinical Commissioning Groups, Foundation Trusts, Charities and Fire Services
We have grown significantly in recent years and are rapidly expanding, with offices based in Cambridge, Huntingdon, Northampton and Shefford. With over 150 members of staff, our Firm is made up of qualified legal officers, administrative support and finance officers. We aim to develop our staff to enable them to reach their full potential and to find a career path suitable to each individual.
If the chance to play a part in this fast paced but increasingly interesting and challenging area of law interests you we want to hear from you.
To deputise for the Principal Lawyer in his/her absence and assist in management and supervision of the Commercial Team as required.
Support the Principal Lawyer in managing the strategic and operational delivery of the Commercial Team and be responsible for the provision of a responsive, high quality and effective legal service.
To act as a legal advisor to client organisations in relation to commercial, contracts, procurement, trading and corporate law to ensure compliance with statutory duties, obligations and to protect the best legal interests of the client organisations to the highest standard.
To act as lead advisor to client organisations and, where appropriate, leading a team of advisors and/or being part of a team of advisors lead by the Principal Lawyer.
Conduct and manage a wide ranging caseload of both straightforward and complex legal and advice work.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.
LGSS Law Benefits
Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
LGSS More 4 U Benefits Scheme – which gives you the chance to get discounts on things like travel and retail to help you save money every day.
Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!
To apply for this position please send your CV and a supporting covering letter to
Closing date for applications: 04.12.2020 @ 17.00pm
Interviews for this role will take place: WC 07.12.2020
For a copy of the full Job Description and Person Specification and details of our other vacancies, please visit our website www.lgsslaw.co.uk/careers.
PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.