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Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Locum Contract - Full time 6 months +

Rate - £36 PAYE - £48 Umbrella per hour

Annual equivalent of £69 - 75k

Central London, Hybrid-Working

A Commercial Public Contracts and Procurement Lawyer is required to join the Central Government team to provide high quality and cost effective Public Procurement services. My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is an experienced Public Contracts & Procurement Lawyer to join their Government team on an initial 6 months basis which is likely to be extended.

As a Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer, you will draft and advise on every part of the commercial process, from the commercial law implications of a policy, through to designing the appropriate commercial contract, ensuring that projects appropriately manage legal risk, that contracts are managed effectively, and that any disputes are resolved as effectively as possible.

This will allow you to obtain great quality work experience within a central government body!

Key Responsibilities of the Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

  • Advising on contractual agreements
  • Dealing with Commercial contracts, procurement, Production and distribution, data and information management, IT, Technology, Construction, Intellectual Property, Public Law, Grants
  • Dealing with public procurement matters and frameworks.

Required Skills and experience of the Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

  • 2 years PQE +
  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister (or equivalent)
  • Commercial Contracts and Procurement experience - preferably in one of the areas outlined above
  • Ideally public sector experience but would consider private
  • Would need to be operating within IR35

What is on offer for the Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer?

  • Annual equivalent of £69,000 - 75,000k
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Central London Location
  • Access to Unique Government Work
  • Long term contract lengths

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established Central Government team that prides itself in the first-class service it offers to clients. Our client also offers the potential extension of your 6 month contract as a Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer and could wait notice period of up to 3 months.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Commercial Contracts and Procurement Lawyer role, please apply now, or contact Zanub Najmi at Sellick Partnership for a confidential conversation.

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