Programme: Supported hiring into permanent role
Start Date: ASAP
L.E.K. Consulting is looking for a Legal Associate and they particularly welcome applications from those looking to return to the workplace after a period of leave/absence, or those who are seeking a role that fits with school hours/other commitments. The opportunity for homeworking will also be considered, as well as a range of flexible hours patterns. This is a supported hire permanent position – successful hires who have taken a career break of 2+ years will receive coaching support through the transition period from Women Returners.
About the role
You’ll be reporting into the General Counsel making a small team of two. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating and drafting the following:
- Non Disclosure Agreements (client and subcontractor)
- Letters of Engagement
- Revised Laws
- Subcontractor agreements
- Other agreements e.g. hotel contracts/ recruitment
In addition, you will:
- Enter and help manage conflicts
- Enter and help manage insider lists
- Take responsibility for legal filing
- Take responsibility for access facilitation
- Undertake legal research as required
- Respond to legal queries relating to cases and more general queries
- Provide legal support to internal projects and policies
What they are looking for
To be considered for this role you will be a qualified solicitor, with at least one year PQE.
In addition, L.E.K. Consulting is looking for a personable and committed individual, comfortable with liaising with partners, principals, managers, consultants, operational staff, external counsel and clients.
IT literacy and strong communication and organisational skills are essential.
What L.E.K. Consulting will offer you in return
Over and above a competitive salary and a fully supported route back to work, they offer 25 days’ holiday (plus public holidays), profit share, private medical, PHI, life assurance, travel insurance, chair massages, health & fitness allowance and free fruit in the office!
The core hours are 9am – 6pm, Mon to Fri, but they will consider all reasonable flexible working patterns (including, but not limited to, school hours, late start/late finish, early start/early finish, part time hours, regular homeworking.)
About L.E.K. Consulting
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm. They are uncompromising in their approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns.
L.E.K. is committed to providing a workplace where everyone has the potential to succeed. They know that the fresh perspectives and creativity of diverse and dynamic teams allow their clients to achieve the greatest impact from their work. They believe that by attracting top talent from many different backgrounds, they will achieve a competitive advantage and the best work environment for their staff.
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How to apply
If this sounds like a great opportunity, then please contact Anke Newstead, Head of HR & Operations (firstname.lastname@example.org) for an initial chat, or submit your CV and covering email if you would like to apply.
Please apply as soon as possible.