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Commercial Lawyer

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20 - £45 per hour + DOE

  • Consultant:

    Laura Hayward

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Start date:


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A Local Authority based in the Home Counties is seeking a Junior Lawyer and Senior Lawyer to join the Commercial Property and Contracts team on a locum basis.

It is essential that candidates have previous experience dealing with Commercial Property and Contracts within a Local Authority.

The Junior Lawyer will take on a mixed caseload, which may include:

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Leases and licenses
  • Deeds
  • Notices
  • JCTs
  • Goods and services
  • EU procurement
  • Framework agreements

The Senior Lawyer will be required to take on the above, as well as the additional responsibilities listed below:

  • Training officers and counsellors
  • Implementing and delivering new initiatives within legal services
  • Assisting and covering for the Commercial Team Leader where required
  • Advising on governance and data protection

The senior candidate must possess the ability to handle complex contracts and property work, whilst also supervising members of a small team.

Our client will consider candidates who are qualified solicitors or equivalent.

Both roles are to start immediately on a full-time basis for an initial period of 3 months, however, the role may continue beyond that.

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 Hayward in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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