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Commercial Contracts Lawyer

  • Location

    South Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £39880 - £43857 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are excited to be recruiting for an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join a Local Authority based in South Yorkshire on a permanent basis.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with Commercial Contracts experience to take on a new challenge. The successful candidate will take on a varied and interesting caseload, including but not limited to:

  • Advising on council decision making
  • State aid
  • Grant funding agreements
  • Procurement matters
  • Reviewing, drafting and amending commercial contracts
  • Project work

The successful candidate must be:

  • Organised
  • Work to deadlines under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Contribute to the wider team
  • Strong communication skills

Previous experience of commercial contracts is essential, alongside commercial awareness and a willingness to learn and adapt to new types of work. We are ideally looking to speak to candidates that are 4 years PQE minimum.

What the local authority can offer you in return is flexible working, a chance to work in an organisation that recognises the importance of work/life balance alongside the attractive benefits of a public sector pension and holiday allowance.

This position is open to candidates that are a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister. The post is advertised on a full time basis, but applicants looking for part time work are still advised to get in touch.

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 Sara Robinson 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.

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