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Commercial Lawyer

  • Location

    East Anglia, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £32 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Commercial Lawyer

Local Authority

East Anglia

3 months +

Commercial Lawyer required to join a busy Local Authority in East Anglia on a locum basis. The assignment will begin on an initial 3 months basis, with a view for extension.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic, proficient individual who can hit the ground running in this role. The successful applicant will have previous legal commercial experience within a Local Authority.

As the locum Commercial Lawyer, your clients will include County, City and Borough councils. You will be undertaking a varied and interesting caseload and your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Data protection law
  • Construction law disputes
  • Commercial agreements for schools (e.g., traded services, loans)
  • Novation agreements
  • Deeds of variation

Our client is keen to take on-board a well-rounded Commercial Lawyer who will ideally be familiar with digital case management systems.

In return, the client is offering a competitive hourly rate of up to £32 per hour depending on experience. The successful Lawyer will enjoy two days home working and there is potential to work a condensed week after a settling-in period.

The Local Authority enjoys an excellent reputation in the local area and is conveniently based for national transport links. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high-performing and supportive team.

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 Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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