Lawyer - 12 Month FTC

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, East Sussex, Brighton
Posted
20 Jan 2022
Closes
17 Feb 2022
Ref
4142277
Contact
Niamh Hill
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Public Sector
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Pensions
Experience Level
Mid Level

Your new company
Our client is a large public organisation, seeking a lawyer to join their Pensions team based in Brighton.

Your new role

  • You will join their large legal team that advises on policy and operational matters as well as conducting litigation, including where appropriate the instruction of Counsel
  • You will provide advice and support on operational, policy and litigation matters to key stakeholders.
  • Advise on operational and policy development.
  • Identify, advise on, and escalate decisions that create unmanaged legal risk.
  • Contribute to the Legal Services teams know how - sharing knowledge and actively participating in providing training


What you'll need to succeed

  • A solicitor or barrister with a current practising certificate in England and Wales
  • Good advocacy, negotiation, communication and persuasive skills
  • It would be preferable to have experience of at least some of the following - the Parliamentary and legislative process (ii) working on big projects within the public sector (iii) providing pensions, commercial and/or regulatory law advice, (iv) devising and implementing a case strategy and (v) preparing cases for litigation


What you'll get in return

12 Month FTC with potential re internal perm opportunities, full time, civil pension and good work& life balance
Discretionary annual bonus arrangements and access to performance related pay progression.

What you need to do now
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