Junior Lawyer - AE

3 days left

England, East Sussex, Brighton
Excellent total package including pension and bonus
29 May 2024
26 Jun 2024
Vivien Zhou
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
One of the large public sector clients on the south coast with over 48 lawyers in the business.

Your new role
We are looking for a Junior Lawyer to join the team that advises on Automatic Enrolment. The successful candidate will provide advice and support on operational, policy, and litigation matters to the Regulatory Compliance Directorate and other key stakeholders.
They will also provide good quality, consistent, timely, commercial and pragmatic legal advice on legal issues and legal risks over a wide range of subjects, support complex, large and high profile regulatory investigations and proceedings and represent and support the organisation both internally and externally.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Provide high quality, timely, consistent, and pragmatic legal advice to a range of different stakeholders.
  • Advise on AE litigation before the First Tier or Upper Tribunal, debt recovery in the County Court, and Criminal Prosecution, including, where appropriate, the instruction of Counsel.
  • Advise on (AE) operational and policy developments within the Regulatory Compliance directorate.
  • Identify, advise on, and escalate decisions that create unmanaged legal risk.
  • Contribute to the internal legal knowledge management system and assist in supporting the learning and development of colleagues and clients, including sharing knowledge and actively participating in training.
  • Can be in Brighton office 6 days a month

What you'll get in return

  • A Solicitor or Barrister with a current practising certificate in England and Wales, or a CILEX qualified lawyer.
  • Experience of Litigation is essential, and public law experience or regulatory advisory experience will be a bonus.
  • Experience of providing consistent, clear and audience tailored risk-based advice.
  • Ability to understand the needs and aims of an organisation.
  • Highly organised, creative, resilient and self-motivated and able to prioritise a challenging portfolio of work with competing deadlines.
  • Proven ability to use initiative.
  • Sound grasp of public law issues.
  • Good advocacy, negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Experience of at least some of the following - (i) providing pensions, commercial and/or regulatory law advice, (ii) devising and implementing a case strategy, and (iii) preparing cases for litigation

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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