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Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £35 - £40 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Kemi Awodiji

  • Email:

    kemi.awodiji@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    910558_1556550279

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-27

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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A Contracts and Procurement Lawyer required to join a commercial and forward thinking Local Authority based in London for an initial 6 month period.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to gain exposure to public sector contracts.

This is a very interesting and varied role and you will be drafting, amending and negotiating a wide variety of contracts. Duties will include;

  • Managing a caseload of complex contract and procurement matters consisting of services and works contracts
  • Drafting contract clauses
  • Negotiating with third parties
  • Advising on State Aid and Grant agreements
  • Working with the team to share knowledge and improve processes and practices
  • Building on client relationships across the Council

The ideal Contracts Lawyer will have experience of working in a similar role within the public sector, however this is not essential providing that an excellent understanding of public sector contracts and procurement is held.

This local authority is easy to reach, situated within walking distance from main transport links, making it easily accessible by public transport. The organisation are happy to accommodate the successful candidate with some flexibility around working hours if required.

Candidates from either a private practice or local government background are encouraged to apply.

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 Kemi Awodiji in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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