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Public Law & Governance Solicitor/Associate

  • £54000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Public Law & Governance Solicitor 2-5 years PQE l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Due to continued expansion, this firm is seeking a Public Law & Governance Solicitor 2-5 years PQE to join their high-performing advisory team in Bristol.

This team works at the forefront of public law matters and their challenges, as well as undertaking a range of important governance and advisory work. They do a lot of work for NHS commissioners and providers, as well as Local Authorities and social care providers.

They are looking to welcome a mid-level lawyer who will be given a broad diet of work advising clients on commissioning responsibilities, partnerships, powers, duties, decision-making/governance and more.

Whilst the role is advisory in nature generally speaking, there is an opportunity to get involved with some contractual work as well including Section 75 partnership agreements and primary care contracting.

The ideal candidate:

  • Public Law & Governance Solicitor 2-5 years PQE
  • Experience working with health or local authority clients (or in-house) would be beneficial, but not essential
  • An eye for detail and the ability to process and understand complex legal concepts and apply them to factual scenarios

What's on offer:

  • Competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Access to the most impactful and high-profile work available
  • Opportunity to work alongside leading individuals and next-generation partners

Unique opportunity for a Public Law & Governance Solicitor 2-5 years PQE who wants to focus on advisory work in the public sector with a leading practice, to be based in Bristol.

Apply now or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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