Peterborough City Council
sand martin house peterborough
peterborough is a great place to work. only a 40 minute commute into london and the status as the fifth largest growing city in the united kingdom, our team is at the forefront of major developments in the city. we are looking for an outstanding legal professional to direct and lead our expanding planning team and provide a high quality, professional service in relation to all legal planning matter for peterborough city council and their client councils.working closely with members and officers you will be involved in complex and challenging work. you will act as principal adviser to meetings of the planning committees at peterborough city council and two other client councils, including responsibility for the proper conduct of planning-related inquiries and will take the lead on and supervise the issue and drafting of planning enforcement notices and drafting and negotiation of section 106 agreements and other planning-related documentation.you will be a qualified solicitor, barrister or chartered legal executive or equivalent with a current practising certificate with at least 10 years’ experience in planning law. you will have extensive knowledge and experience of advising on all aspects of planning law, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively on your own as well as being part of a wider team of lawyers. the successful candidate will have the ability to engender trust and confidence and be able to show tact, diplomacy and political awareness with resilience.the role is a full time role, but we will consider part time work of either three days a week or two days a week and you will be expected to work from home for the majority of the period and attend any meetings and committee’s virtually. we offer an excellent package, including competitive salary, agile work environment and flexible hours, career average salary pension scheme, an employee benefit scheme offering a range of discounts and salary sacrifice schemes, flexitime and a company car scheme.you will be part of a team of 13 lawyers and legal officers, working collaboratively towards making peterborough one of the best places to live in the uk. we invite applications from planning lawyers in all sectors. proud member of the disability confident employer scheme about disability confident a disability confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. it is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. for more details please go to disability confident. « return to the search results
The Medical Protection Society Limited
we have a great opportunity for a legal assistant to join us in our litigation team. the main purpose of this role is to provide support to our lawyers on the defence of clinical negligence claims against our members. this role will give you the opportunity to work alongside our very experienced team of clinical negligence litigation lawyers and support on some complex and high value clinical negligence claims. job description minimum 15% company pension contributionannual bonus schemeprivate medical insurancehealth care cash plan25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays main responsibilities support mps litigation solicitors with clinical negligence claims from service of proceedings to resolution in accordance with the clinical disputes protocol and civil procedure rules.completing case plans.drafting documents, such as acknowledgement of service, notice of change and directions.instructing counsel and experts.corresponding with members, experts, counsel's chambers and the courts. the ideal candidatemost importantly we need someone with exceptional accuracy and time management skills, the successful candidate must be comfortable working with complex and detailed matters, speaking to senior legal professionals and experts and have some knowledge of clinical negligence litigation or very high value litigated pi or catastrophic injury claims. due to the urgent nature of this role we may commence interviews prior to the closing date, so please do not delay in submitting your application. about the companymedical protection society (mps) is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. we protect and support the professional interests of more than 300,000 members around the world, in countries as diverse as the united kingdom, south africa and hong kong.we strive to be much more than a last line of defence by being at our members’ side at every step, offering support, advice and world-class defence. membership provides access to expert advice and support together with the right to request indemnity for complaints or claims arising from professional practice.we continue to invest in our team to ensure that we are delivering the best possible service for members. this was recognised in 2016 when we were awarded an investors in people silver award.
corporate solicitor -career growth, flexibility and collaboration! location: reading entrust is dedicated to securing a world in motion by enabling trusted identities, payments, and data protection around the globe. headquartered in minnesota, we offer our colleagues the ability to work globally, in a flexible and collaborative environment. our team makes an impact!! the company: entrust relies on curious, dedicated and innovative individuals whom anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. entrust’s technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. we believe:securing identities is most effective when we value all identities. we are committed to ensuring that, through diversity and inclusion, the many voices that make up our communities are heard. from unconscious bias training for managers to global affinity groups that create connections both within and across our enterprise, entrust expects and encourages all individuals to accept and respect one another. and, of course, to be themselves.the position: entrust is looking for an experienced, commercially sound, solutions oriented and highly motivated corporate attorney to work within the emea legal department based in reading, uk, reporting directly to the senior corporate attorney. the primary responsibility of the corporate attorney is to provide legal support for emea and apac regions of the business. the position will be a key advisor to senior management and business units located globally. the corporate attorney is expected to perform the responsibilities detailed below and other duties as assigned. how you will make an impact: draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts in support of the entrust business segments including software and hardware agreements, cloud-based agreements, services agreements, consulting agreements, data protection agreements and other technology related agreements in line with corporate policies and risk tolerance and advise executive management on deal risk reviews;review and advise the business on complex and high value government and private tenders and provide legal support to the business in responding to rfps, rfqs; provide legal support and guidance to the global organization on a broad range of other transactional, regulatory, compliance and ad-hoc matters as required;lead legal team priority projects as may be assigned from time to time while effectively collaborating with other business and legal colleagues;collaborate with internal clients at all levels to effectively minimize legal risk to the business while supporting and assisting in the achievement of the company’s business and strategic objectives;develop a comprehensive understanding of the company’s business and business practices in order to best serve the business;work in collaboration with other in-house attorneys located globally and manage outside counsel qualifications: admitted to the roll of solicitors of england and wales with a current practicing certificate;minimum five years’ of relevant post qualified experience working in-house;strong experience of handling cross jurisdictional workload within emea/ apac;strong skills in interpreting, drafting and negotiating complex agreements, and must have experience with software, hardware, cloud/ managed services and hosted technologies;experience of dealing with intellectual property, privacy and information security related issues;be proactive and have the ability to work in a fast-paced, highly challenging and high pressured environment while maintaining focus on what is most practical and effective legal solution - rather than what is textbook perfect;ability to work with cross-functional teams through successfully managing relationships with a wide variety of colleagues;superior prioritisation skills to efficiently manage a large volume and variety of commercial transactions in a global environment;ethical, superior interpersonal, analytical, organization and written and verbal communication skills with the ability to think strategically and give practical and business-oriented advice;approachable, adaptable and comfortable dealing with uncertain and ambiguous situations, with a creative problem solving mindset. preferred qualifications: proficiency in french/ german language is a plus along with previous experience in the manufacturing sector and/ or cybersecurity industry (e.g., digital certificate and pki or similar industries). previous experience of supporting hr/ employment issues is also highly desirable. the location: this position is based in our reading or cambridge office. this is a great place to live! why should you apply? leader in the security industryfriendly, supportive & knowledgeable teamsopportunities for on-the-job trainingyou’ll help secure identities!
level of role - 1-3 years pqe division - employmentlocation - manchester the firm we stand out for being consistently excellent in advice. we not only provide technical excellence and experience but crucially, we also demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them. our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets, and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. the group the employment team undertakes work for city institutions, ftse 100 companies and major uk and international businesses, as well as advising a wide range of other businesses and senior executives, often in our local markets, on matters that are important to them. we adapt and develop our service in line with the changing and challenging business environments in which our clients operate. our service to clients is founded on the principles of expertise, commerciality, great relationships and innovation. these, we believe are the cornerstones of a successful client/adviser partnership. we have a friendly, approachable team and our aim is to build long-term client relationships, placing great emphasis on client care and in working in partnership with clients. our requirements the role involves acting as a solicitor in the manchester employment team working on contentious and non-contentious matters for a range of clients from world famous global brands to owner managed businesses. knowledge, skills and experience required the successful applicant will need the following skills: a mixture of contentious and non-contentious employment experience is preferred with the ability to deliver day-to-day employment advice on all employment issues, employment litigation and the employment aspects of corporate and project support work sound technical understanding of the law good drafting and communication skills demonstrate a commercial and common sense approach to issues be keen to develop their marketing and business development skills as well as being involved in seminars, training, tenders and other similar marketing activities the ability to work to deadlines within a challenging environment and to work as part of a team, be confident, personable and self-motivated the successful candidate will have: excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree 1-3 years' experience gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team
legal biller - leeds or manchesterlocation - leeds or manchesterlevel of role - ag level 1 department - finance what's in it for you? to be part of a hardworking and ambitious billing team, using advanced systems, providing a link between the central finance team and the business facing revenue teams. key responsibilities: bill processing via paperless proformadepartmental mailbox queries, including write offs, transfers and general billing queriesraising credit notes and reissuing invoices within the systemliaising with the client cashiers team in relation to anticipating disbursementsliaising with compliance for cdd and other billing/tax related issues. experience and knowledge previous legal billing experience required.knowledge of elite enterprise and 3e is desiredstrong vat knowledge is essential. skills and competencies: hard working, good team ethos, also able to work on own initiative.flexible approach to work required during busy periods.
Neilson Financial Services
role summary this role will be responsible for providing sound, commercially pragmatic and timely legal counsel in relation to legal aspects of the organisation’s business lines and commercial arrangements. reporting directly to the group ceo, and working alongside our head of risk and compliance, this role will provide support on all areas of business and legal affairs. acting as a trusted advisor to deliver first hand, first class business and legal support on matters of key strategic, financial and reputational importance to the business. key responsibilities: all legal matters support with review and negotiation of all business contractsprovision of legal advicemanagement of commercial disputesip and trademark mattersservice agreementshr supportlease contractslegal advisory company secretarial duties including board minutes and board pack compilation, and various corporate structuring considerations across the group (shareholder agreements, loans etc) work on processes for all corporate filings, manage our legal catalogue/data room involvement in various project work as appropriate skills and experience: qualified lawyer with a minimum of 3 years post admission experienceexperience working within the insurance industry would be beneficialconfident, commercial decision making, and a hands-on approach is critical to the success of this rolecan think critically and objectively, with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make quick decisions based on business demandsexceptional attention to detail with great organizational skills, can set clear priorities and keep projects on track and understands when escalation is required to group ceo for inputexcellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to explain complex legal issues in concise and plain language and a demonstrated ability to build relationships at all levels within and outside the organisationquick and strategic thinker who enjoys working with entrepreneurial people to challenge the status quo in a legally compliant mannernegotiation skills & strong commercial acumen - ability to positively persuade and influence internal and external stakeholders at all levels and display strong business judgement and analysisproven experience working in a fast paced, dynamic environmentthrives under pressure, can handle busy workload effectively the role will suit a high performing, ambitious, results driven candidate who thrives in a high-pressure environment and sets high standards for themselves and their team. working closely with head of risk and compliance to provide regular collaborative interaction to add value at every opportunity. the successful candidate will be self -assured, proactive and resilient.