• Job Title: Temporary Solicitor
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Location: Lewes, East Sussex
  • Industry: Legal
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Reference: KH8503_1625735128
  • Contact Name: Sammons Group
  • Contact Email: eastbourne@sammons.co.uk
  • Job Published: 08/07/2021 10:05

Job Description

Temporary Solicitor

Lewes, East Sussex | Negotiable | Posted 24 days ago

The Company

Our client is currently seeking a Solicitor for their service in Lewes on a Temporary basis for approximately 6 months.

The Role

The role will include a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

  • Providing prompt and accurate legal advice
  • Written and oral communication
  • Liaising effectively with a diverse range of personnel/organisations
  • Negotiating and drafting
  • Analysing factual situations, researching the relevant law and applying it
  • Working effectively with elected members
  • Drafting complex documentation
  • Explaining legal documentation to clients, including non specialists
  • Presenting complex arguments
  • Providing robust solutions to a variety of complex legal issues
  • Exercising political sensitivity and diplomacy

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Practising Solicitor or Barrister
  • Experience of mentoring or guiding legal staff
  • Knowledge and experience of Contract and Procurement Law
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of conducting own caseload within defined areas of legal practice
  • Experience of effective risk management
  • Ability to work within a team or independently
  • Aptitude to embrace new areas of law and concepts so as to develop specialist skills further
  • Ability to meet the travelling requirements of the role

The Benefits

The following position will include these benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hours Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Reference: KH8503

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