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Contracts Lawyer

  • Location

    East London, London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £35 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 month +

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Lawyer to join a Local Authority within East of England. Our client is looking for an experienced Contracts Lawyer who to join an extremely busy council and confident undertaking a high workload.

The successful candidate will be required to join the council on an initial 3 month period, with a view to extension. The successful candidate will be responsible for dealing with a range of contract matters, to include;

  • JCT working contracts
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on contracts in relation to construction, service level agreements, loan agreements, consultancy and IT matters
  • License agreements
  • Advising on tender procedures and standardised documentation

The offices are located close by the transport links and our client is also able to offer home working to the successful candidate.

We are really keen to hear from candidates who have a real desire to work within the public sector. This role offers a competitive hourly rate and whilst Public Sector background is desirable, those from a private practise background will be considered.

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 Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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