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Commercial Contracts Solicitor

We are currently recruiting for a number of local authorities based in the East Midlands, both are seeking Commercial Contracts Lawyers to join their lovely teams.

The ideal candidates will be qualified lawyers with previous commercial contracts experience, this includes:

  • Recent in depth knowledge of commercial and contract and public procurement law, practice and procedure at an advanced level
  • Drafting experience of variety of contracts including NECs, JCTs, ICT contracts, frameworks and consultancy contracts.
  • Advising on company law, state aid, consultation duties and trading powers
  • Experience of undertaking contract work within a local government environment

The successful Commercial Contracts Lawyers will be required to take on a varied caseload, which may include:

  • Contract disputes
  • Breach of contract
  • Data protection breaches
  • Commercial litigation
  • Waste contracts
  • Framework contracts
  • Enterprise partnerships
  • State aid contracts
  • Procurement
  • Terms and conditions

Both assignments are temporary and will initially begin on a 3-6 month basis, although it is likely that the positions will be extended beyond that.

Our client will consider candidates who are seeking either part-time or full-time employment. They will also allow some flexibility with homeworking.

These local authorities both have centrally based offices and are easily accessible by public transport.

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. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide.

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