Legal Officer (Commercial)

Legal Officer (Commercial)

Salary: £23,866 – £26,470 per annum

Location: City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ

Full Time, Fixed Term for up to 12 months due to funding – Job share applicants welcome and applicants wanting to work part-time hours will also be considered.

An opportunity has arisen to support the busy commercial legal team in dealing with drafting contracts, dealing with public sector procurements and providing legal advice to the Council. We are looking for a confident self-motivated individual to provide commercially focused legal advice. You will work in a supportive environment and have your own varied caseload of contracts for goods, services and works, and grant funding agreements.

Requirements of the post include:

-Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Level 6 Higher Diploma in Law and Practice or Legal Professional Course (LPC) or Law Degree (LLB),  plus substantial vocational training and applied experience as a legal clerk or equivalent in a legal environment being supervised by a qualified Lawyer;

-Excellent drafting and communications skills;

-Able to give clear, concise advice and enter into negotiations to achieve the best outcomes;

-Managing a full caseload whilst also supporting a team of qualified lawyers;

-Ability to follow procedures and work to a high degree of accuracy;

-Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work.


For an informal discussion please contact Jenis Taylor, Principal Lawyer, on Tel: 0116 454 1405.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 13 June 2018

Post Number: R5690/0518KP

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