Location
Tewkesbury
Advertising Salary
Grade H £37,568 - £41,591 pro rata pa
Careers Site Advertising End Date
27 May 2022
Hours Per Week
37
Substantive

About The Role

  • Up to £44,591 per annum
    • Grade H £37,568 - £41,591 + £3,000 market supplement per annum
  • Permanent
  • 37 hours per week

We have ambitious plans to develop One Legal into a legal centre of public sector excellence, which is why our ethos is “To provide clients with exceptional, high-quality legal services, whilst inspiring skilled employees to develop expertise in a supportive, friendly and progressive environment”. 

Are you self-motivated and able to motivate others, with a strong customer focus at the core of your professional endeavours? Be part of our ever-growing, talented team that operates using a large and diverse client base. More personally, share with the Director and members of One Legal Senior Leadership Team the duty to role model the values of openness, trust, and transparency.

As Lawyer (Commercial), your duties will include:

  • Dealing with contractual matters
  • Advising on procurement and related matters such as subsidy control
  • Handling your own caseload of complex matters
  • Supporting business development initiatives
  • Supporting junior members of the team with their case loads
  • Provision and development of first-rate legal services
To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Significant and detailed experience of legal casework, legislation and policy in relation to contracts and procurement
  • Experience in legal work in local government/public sector

This is an excellent opportunity to provide clients with exceptional, high-quality legal services which will enable you to develop your expertise in a supportive, friendly, and cohesive environment with the constant opportunity for company progression and a developing sense of industry knowledge from the inside.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Ian Goldsmith, Interim Head of Law (Commercial & Property), on 01684 272186 and Ian.goldsmith@onelegal.org.uk
 
Closing Date: Friday, 27 May 2022

About Us

This role is within One Legal. One Legal was launched in November 2009 and staff are employed by Tewkesbury Borough Council but One Legal is a shared legal service between Cheltenham and Tewkesbury Councils with Gloucester City and most recently Stroud District joining us in 2020. One Legal enjoys a greater pool of expertise and an improved skills base than could be retained individually by the four partners. This enables One Legal to successfully support the varied and complex legal work arising from the Councils’ challenging business agendas.

In return we offer:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave
  • Agile working arrangements
  • Convenient office location close to the M5 with free parking
  • Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Potential career progression
  • 20% discounted membership at the local leisure centre

Find out more about us and the benefits of working for us by clicking here

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

The council is committed to promoting equality of opportunity; we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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