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  • *Legal Advisor/ Solicitor – 6 months – Public Organisation – up to £51,351 pro rata plus London weighting - London**

Our client is a leading Public Organisation based in London who are looking for an Interim Legal Advisor to join their team on 6 months contract. If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting into the Head of Legal Services and Principal Legal Advice. You will be responsible for leading on, and/or assisting with, the provision of legal advice and support for a broad range of legal matters relevant to the functions of this organisation and its internal corporate activities. To support the Head of Legal Services in tasks relating to the on-going establishment and operation of the legal function within the business.

You will act as a lead lawyer on a wide range of legal matters running in parallel.
This will include advice and support on the following legal areas and topics:Legislation applying to the higher education sector including the Higher Education and Research Act 2017; Legal topics relevant to decision making and supporting processes, such as public law principles, statutory duties and considerations, the delegation of functions and equalities legislation. Human rights law; Managing the conduct of litigation activities, such as judicial review proceedings and statutory appeals; Consumer protection law; The use of the businesses enforcement and information gathering powers; The regulatory framework and registration conditions that apply to higher education providers; Procurement and contractual matters, including drafting and/or reviewing contract terms and conditions; Data protection and information law, including legislation implementing the GDPR and the Freedom of information Act 2000.

Key Skills required for this role:
Qualified Solicitor or barrister to practise in the UK (or a lawyer with a similar qualification in a country with a common law jurisdiction and a right to work in the UK) with some post-qualification experience.
Experience in providing legal advice and support on any of the following:

  • public law matters;
  • working on litigation cases involving judicial review and/or regulatory appeals;
  • UK consumer protection law; the interpretation of regulatory rules such as licence conditions or equivalent;
  • the interpretation and application of sector specific legislation which relates to a regulatory body;
  • UK data protection and information law; procurement and contractual matters, including the drafting and/or review of contracts.

Experience of providing legal advice and support for multiple matters at the same time with minimal supervision.
Working for a regulatory body, legal issues relevant to the higher education sector.
Providing training to lawyers and non-lawyers on legal and regulatory matters.
Experience of employment law.
Desirable experience in instructing barristers and managing relationships with their clerks.
Excellent communication and IT systems knowledge and experience

Please submit your CV now to be considered for this Interim role.

Liz Renshaw is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 871 8269 if you have you any queries. REF 824958

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