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Commercial Contracts Lawyer

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £52000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Laura Smith

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Sellick Partnership is pleased to be recruiting to an excellent permanent opportunity based in a vibrant North East city.

Our client specialises in the provision of professional procurement services for the public sector including central and local government, Higher Education and the NHS. They are seeking a legal contracts specialist to undertake the role of Commercial Contracts Lawyer within their small legal services team.

The successful candidate will be joining a fast paced working environment, working in a standalone role and will be responsible for assisting this organisation with the following tasks;

  • Providing an expert legal service to the organisation in commercial law
  • Acting as general legal counsel to the organisation's senior management and operational teams
  • Developing standards for terms and conditions for sales agreements, frameworks, work orders and supplier service agreements
  • Reviewing and highlighting legal risk in existing agreements
  • Managing resolution of legal disputes

The ideal candidate will ideally have 5 years+ PQE experience within commercial/contracts, and will have proven experience in the following areas; dispute resolution, EU Regulation, establishing standard terms and conditions of contract and related processes.

This organisation is able to offer a competitive salary and benefits.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Laura Smith in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.