Senior Dispute Resolution Solicitor
|Job no: 524431
Work type: External Fixed Term Contract – Working Differently Available
Base Location: Reading preferred but will consider Perth
Salary: £44,800 – £67,200 depending on skills and experience
Working Pattern: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time, 37 hours | Flexible working patterns available
About the Department
Our in-house SSE Legal function operates across the SSE Group to ensure business actions and behaviours are aligned to business priorities, are legally sound, and reinforce a culture of integrity, quality, responsibility and ethical behaviour. We identify and rationalise legal risk, providing advice on both regulatory and statutory obligations, all whilst helping the business to achieve their strategic goals.
What is the role?
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join our legal team based ideally in our Reading office. We are looking for someone who can come in and manage a caseload of high value matters.
The individual must have technical, commercial and business experience being able to manage the client’s expectations as well as other stakeholders. They must have the ability to make strategic decisions, be commercially astute and lead and manage external lawyers and experts in a costs effective manner while dealing with complex sensitive matters.
What do I need?
The essential skills and experience you will bring to this role:
Qualified lawyer with circa 5 years plus PQE; Ideally English or dual qualified.
If you successfully secure a role with us, you’ll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining.
We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.
All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with Kimberlee.Anderson@sse.com. We’ll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.
We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.
SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Reading preferred but will consider Perth