Private Practice

Commercial / Public Sector Solicitor

Commercial / Public Sector Solicitor

  • Working closely with Legal Director Ruth Neave, the ideal candidate will provide Corporate / Commercial support to Local Authority clients.
  • This is an exciting opportunity that has arisen due to growth, we therefore seek an experienced commercial lawyer of 5 years PQE + to join the team and we are flexible to the office base location.
  • The ideal lawyer will be able to assist in Local Authority commercialisation and formation of local authority companies.
  • Coming from a Local Authority background would be of distinct interest, but not essential.
  • Business Development ability and willingness to participate in networking is of utmost importance to this role.

Birketts LLP

A top 100 UK law firm based across four offices in East Anglia, providing expert legal advice to businesses and individuals.

https://www.birketts.co.uk/

Number of Lawyers: 270+

Elsewhere on the web:
Chambers and Partners
Legal 500
Legal Business

Latest articles from Birketts LLP
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Quick fire August 2019

Criminal records, workplace rights after Brexit, the ACAS Annual Report and new consultation papers from the Government are all covered in this

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Immigration Law Update August 2019

The end of free movement, fast track visas for scientists, the new immigration minister and many more topics are covered in this month's Immigration

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Holiday pay for term-time only workers

The Court of Appeal has considered how holiday pay should be calculated for term time only (part-year) workers

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Constructive knowledge of disability

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered whether an employment tribunal was correct to conclude that an employer had constructive

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Pay records following a TUPE transfer

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has considered whether the obligation to keep wage records remains with the transferor employer following a TUPE

Read more
Food hygiene ratings - scores on the doors

With more people than ever using the Food Hygiene Ratings Scheme (FHRS), a bad score really could make or break a business

Read more
Inside Out - Buying a business

The chances are that during your years of hard work growing your own business you will have identified one or more target businesses as a potential

Read more
A tragic fight to prove which parent died first

In a rare and sad case, two step-sisters are in dispute regarding the deaths of their respective parents

Read more
Getting a premises licence and keeping it

If you want to sell alcohol or provide ‘licensable activities’ from a particular venue then you will need to obtain a premises licence under the

Read more
Using your mobile phone while driving - is it illegal?

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of DPP v Barreto ruled that it was not an offence for a driver to be caught filming a crash on his

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Immigration Law Update July 2019

Tier 2 and Tier 5 Sponsor Guidance, visas, an update on the Settled Status Scheme and the new PM are all covered in this month's Immigration Law

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Working Time: holiday pay

The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal has ruled on whether a series of holiday pay deductions was broken by a three month gap

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Quick fire July 2019

Sexual harassment in the workplace, the Gender Equality Roadmap, reducing ill health-related job loss and many more topics are covered in this

Read more
The Essential Trustee - Mid-year charity news round-up: key recent changes for charities

As we approach the summer holiday season, this article reminds charity trustees and senior managers within charities of some of key recent changes

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Unlawful inducement and collective bargaining

The Court of Appeal has ruled on whether a direct pay offer made to employees amounted to an ‘unlawful inducement’ to avoid collective bargaining

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Facebook post - in the course of employment?

In this case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered whether an employee’s Facebook post of a racially offensive image was done ‘in the

Read more
Employment and Immigration Law Update - Enforceability of restrictive covenants

In its first decision on employee competition for over 100 years, the Supreme Court has ruled on the enforceability of restrictive covenants

Read more
Deliver - Operator licensing - director responsibilities

When an operator licence is applied for, a declaration of understanding is signed on behalf of the applicant, undertaking to meet various

Read more
Deliver - Brake testing - what should we be doing?

This is an issue frequently raised with the DVSA and at Public Inquiry before the Traffic Commissioner. Going back to basics, we all know the

Read more
Deliver - Drivers' working time: how do the Working Time Regulations apply to you?

The Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 19981833) (‘WTR’) govern working time for workers in the UK. However, the working time of certain Mobile Road

Read more
Powered by