2 months ago
Contract - Full-time
Commercial/Procurement Lawyer required to join the Government Legal Department for a minimum of 3 months. The team is looking for a Solicitor or Barrister with a broad experience of running litigation cases in a commercial law environment, preferably in the UK and in TCC. Public sector commercial litigation experience would be useful and the ideal Lawyer will be able to deal with dispute resolution cases. The role includes working with a Lead Lawyer on litigation matters and judicial review cases. Familiarity with large-scale trial and witness statement preparation is desirable including knowledge of disclosure.
Key Responsibilities of a Commercial/Procurement Lawyer
- Working with a lead lawyer on litigation matters
- Briefing a counsel
- Dealing with complex commercial matters
- Dispute resolution
Required skills and experience of the Commercial/Procurement Lawyer
- Qualified Solicitor or Barrister
- IT Contract, IP experience
- Understanding procurement law in the public sector
- Understanding and experience of public law, judicial review practices and procedure.
- Familiar with large scale trial-preparation and witness statement preparation
- Commercial litigation experience
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 Mark Bladen in our London office for a confidential discussion.
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