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Commercial Lawyer Central Government

Commercial Lawyer - Central Government

Locum Contract - Full time

£26-35 per Hour

London, Hybrid-Working

A Commercial Lawyer is required to join the Central Government team to provide high quality and cost effective Commercial Law services. My client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is an experienced Commercial Lawyer to join their Government team on an initial 6 month contract which is likely to be extended.

As a Commercial Lawyer, you will be complying with broad range of varied case work activities, particularly in relation to commercial, contracts and procurement matters, complying with policies, standards, procedures and service level agreements. You will be expected to work on both contentious and non-contentious matters.

Key Responsibilities of the Commercial Lawyer

  • Deal with complex and non-routine cases exercising appropriate levels of delegation and risk management.
  • Provide a legal service that addresses client needs from outset of each case through to case completion.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients demonstrating an understanding of commercial, political and policy context including effective use of the relevant client care system.
  • Working in procurement law, for example framework agreements and contracts.
  • Working with litigators as part of a team on high value contract disputes.

Required Skills and experience of the Commercial Lawyer

  • Qualified legal professional (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 2 years PQE.
  • Sound understanding of public, procurement and commercial law
  • Proactively manage risks and identify solutions
  • Commercial and procurement experience
  • An understanding of the role of lawyers in Government

What is on offer for the Commercial Lawyer?

  • £50,000 - £55,000 Annual Equivalent
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Central London Location
  • Access to Unique Government Work
  • Long term contract lengths

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established Central Government team that prides itself in the first-class service it offers to clients. Our client also offers the potential extension of your 6 month contract as a Commercial Lawyer.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Commercial Lawyer role, please apply now, or contact Zanub Najmi at Sellick Partnership.

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