Local Government Solicitor

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Leeds
Salary
£30000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
404168-5-RA-31
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
This leading Top 100 national law firm is looking to recruit a local government solicitor to join its central Leeds office. 
 
The successful local government solicitor will be joining the Commercial and Infrastructure Department in a growing and successful Leeds office, to focus on instructions from the local government, health and housing clients. 
 
The team's client base is diverse and includes local authorities, combined authorities, NHS and Independent Sector health and Social Care Providers, Police and Fire and Registered Social Landlords. 
 
Consequently, the work the team is involved in is also wide-ranging and includes governance, integration across health and local government, procurement, commercial and complex outsourcing contracting work including Projects/PFI/PPP, joint ventures and housing finance. The broader department is involved in construction and engineering in a wide range of sectors including Education, IT, Accommodation, Badged Services and Transport.
 
The successful local government solicitor will be joining a highly respected team who are at the forefront of local authority and health innovation that has advised on some award-winning projects. The team is experienced in all local authority, health and blue light work and supports colleagues across the firm on projects and commercial transactions.
 
The team has an exceptional reputation being ranked in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories.
 
You will ideally be NQ-5 years' of PQE, although applications are also encouraged by more experienced candidates. Experience of advising local authorities and the NHS or an understanding of how they work would be desirable. 
 
The role will see you advising on challenging and market leading commercial issues and transactions and you will be involved in developing solutions to governance issues from powers to decision-making and constitutions. 
 
The partners have ambitious plans for growth and so career prospects are excellent for the right candidates.
 
If you are interested in discussing this local government solicitor vacancy in more detail, please apply via the link or contact me directly. 0113 254 9296.