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Solicitor (GP18)

Posted: 17 May 2022 Closes: 17 Jun 2022
Birmingham £32,615 per annum
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Contract: Permanent, working 35 hours - Immediate start

Salary: £50,000 plus benefits including a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave, and flexible and hybrid working

Location: Birmingham

Arts Council England is looking for a collaborative and dedicated Solicitor to join our small in-house legal team in Birmingham, immediate start available. This full-time Solicitor role offers a salary of £50k, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to be part of our positive and diverse workplace culture.

As a Solicitor, you will be expected to advise or commission external legal advice on a range of matters, including grants, capital projects, securities and property. You will also act as the national contact for Arts Council England on legal issues relating to your areas of expertise.

To give you an idea of how this legal job will look and feel if you were currently working for us, these are some things you would have been doing this week:
  • Ensuring that Arts Council England complies with all relevant statutory and regulatory frameworks and managing legal risk in your areas of expertise
  • Drafting and negotiating documents and materials that reflect best practices to protect the Arts Council from legal risk
  • Managing the relationship between internal clients and external solicitors to ensure efficient, relevant and value for money external legal advice
  • Contributing to training programmes or providing training on legal obligations
  • Keeping abreast of developments in legislation and regulatory frameworks and ensuring that Arts Council England implements new legislative requirements
If this Solicitor job in Birmingham sounds like the right fit for you, please apply today. We look forward to hearing from you.

Disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people, those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds are underrepresented in our workforce so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.

About us:

Arts Council offers a range of benefits to our employees including hybrid and flexible working, a generous annual leave allowance and the Arts Council Retirement Plan - a final salary scheme. To find out more, click here.

Please read our applicationguidancefor further information on the application process

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Job ref: GP18

Closing date: 9am Friday 17 June 2022

1st Interviews: End of June

2nd Interviews: July
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