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An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA
Starting salary £50,061 per annum. Potential salary progression to £61,539 per annum. Pay award pending. Excellent pension and benefits package.
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Are you a legal practitioner with experience in corporate or commercial law looking for a rewarding role within the public sector? Are you proactive and have a solution focused approach?

Join our Legal Services team and bring fresh thinking to HIE’s work on legal and compliance issues.

This is a full time, permanent role ideally based in Inverness.


The role will focus on the key areas outlined below:

  • Be the trusted expert advisor to HIE on issues related to legal compliance;
  • Be part of project teams providing advice and supporting projects which deliver impact across the region;
  • Play a lead role in identifying regulatory changes in the environment, and translate and interpret these for HIE (whilst working with other internal experts);
  • Creative solutions and risk understanding and interpretations;
  • Ensure best value from HIE’s external advisor environment;
  • Capacity building, awareness, education;
  • Process improvement and continuous improvement;
  • Act as Authorised Signatory for HIE, committing HIE to numerous legally binding contracts.


An experienced legal practitioner, you will have a track record of providing advice in a complex technical environment, as well as undertaking effective risk assessment and management. Proactive and taking a solution focused approach, you will be well-organised, with the ability to work across several activities/projects at one time.

You will be an excellent communicator, possess the ability to support, negotiate and influence, and able to adapt your approach when dealing with a wide range of colleagues and stakeholders.