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Commercial Procurement Lawyer x 5

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32 - £44 per hour + flexible working arrangements

  • Consultant:

    Xiomara Cabello

  • Email:


  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Liquid error: internal

Commercial Procurement Lawyer x 5
6 Month Contract - Full-time
£32 - 44 per hour

An opportunity has arisen for five Commercial Procurement Lawyers to join a team in Central Government for a minimum of 6 months to advise on a range of commercial, contractual and procurement matters.

They are involved in many of the government's highest profile and most sensitive matters. The work is varied, interesting and usually at the forefront of some of the main issues facing Government as a whole.

Key Requirements

The ideal Candidate for this Commercial Procurement Lawyer role will have

  • Qualified legal professional (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Sound understanding of public, procurement and contract law
  • Proactively manage risks and identify solutions
  • Good knowledge and practical experience of public law
  • Excellent powers of analysis and sound legal judgment, with the ability to produce timely and fit for purpose, risk-based advice
  • The ability to think strategically and creatively, see legal issues in their wider context and advise accordingly
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a multi- disciplinary team
  • Experience of statutory drafting is desirable but not essential

Key responsibilities

The successful Candidate for this Commercial Procurement Lawyer role will be required to:

  • Manage legal risks in conjunction with other risks
  • Instructing and managing external law firms and counsel
  • Work closely with the advisory law teams and help to implement policies

On Offer

  • £32 - 44 per hour
  • Minimum 6 month contract with likely extension
  • Working from home followed by flexible working arrangements

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 Xiomara Cabello in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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