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Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer

Local Authority

Hertfordshire

£40-45 per hour

3 months +

Contracts and Procurement Lawyer required to join a busy Local Authority in Hertfordshire on a locum basis.

Our client is seeking a capable and hard-working Lawyer who will be able to carrying out a range of legal work with minimal supervision. The team are therefore seeking a Lawyer with previous experience of dealing with a variety of routine and complex Contracts and Procurement matters within Local Government.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting legal documents (letters, agreements, deeds, notices, orders, consents, by-laws)
  • Negotiating agreements and settlements
  • Implementing decisions taken in pursuance of the Council's functions
  • Providing governance and procurement input in project teams
  • Negotiate drafting of contracts and other arrangements for shared or integrated services
  • Delivering major projects
  • Conducting training seminars where appropriate

In return, our client is offering a competitive hourly rate of £40 to £45 per hour and flexible working arrangements such as home working and a condensed week.

The assignment can be up to 30 hours per week depending on your other working or non-working commitments. It will begin on an initial 3 months basis, with a view for extension.

The Local Authority is conveniently based for national public transport and is just a few minutes' walk from the nearest train station.

This is a fantastic opportunity to carry an interesting caseload and work within a supportive and forward-thinking team.

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 Chelsey Newsom in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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