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Junior Lawyer

Junior Lawyer

  • Location

    Brighton

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £43672 - £57974 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isobel Richards

  • Email:

    irichards@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673740

  • Job ref:

    BH-27545

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-01

  • Start date:

    2022-01-18

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Junior Lawyer

The Opportunity

Yolk is working with a large not-for-profit organisation to find a junior lawyer to join their legal team. We are looking for a candidate that can provide good quality, consistent, timely, solution focussed legal advice on legal issues and risks over a wide range of subjects.

You will be joining an inclusive workforce on a 12-month contract, working in an ideal office location in the centre of Brighton. You will be part of an organisation that puts their employees first, promotes flexible working as well as great opportunities to grow and progress in the organisation.

What you will be doing as a Junior Lawyer :
  • Advise on policy and operational matters as well as conducting litigation.
  • Advise the Frontline Regulation team in respect of their consideration of regulatory and/or enforcement action.
  • Advise on operational and policy development.
  • Identify, advise on, and escalate decisions that create unmanaged legal risk.
  • Contribute to the Legal Services teams know how – sharing knowledge and actively participating in providing training
What the Junior Lawyer will need:
  • A solicitor or barrister with a current practising certificate in England and Wales (or equivalent) of up to 5 years PQE.
  • Experience of providing consistent, clear audience tailored risk-based advice.
  • Ability to understand the needs and aims of an organisation.
  • Highly organised, creative, resilient and self-motivated, able to prioritise a challenging portfolio of work with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good advocacy, negotiation, communication and persuasive skills.
Here is what you will get in return as a Junior Lawyer :
  • £43,672 salary
  • Great working environment
  • Ideal office location
  • Hybrid working
  • Great pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
 
Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.
 
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work