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Contracts Lawyer

  • £49500 - £56750 per annum
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Permanent
  • Legal, Local Government & Public Sector

Contracts Lawyer

Salary: £49,500 - 56,750 per annum

Location: South East

Working: Hybrid

About the Contracts Lawyer Role:

Sellick Partnership are proud to be working with an exceptional shared legal services team in the heart of the South East. We are looking for an Contracts / Procurement Lawyer to join a large alternative business structure operating on behalf of public Sector Clients which includes local government. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large shared service arrangement on a permanent basis which prides itself on being one of the market leaders for undertaking public sector work in the East Midlands and South East.

Key Responsibilities of the Contracts Lawyer role:

We are looking for 3+ years' recent experience dealing with the following matters:

  • Providing legal support and advice to local authority clients to progress and complete a procurement subject to the Public Contract Regulations. This includes assistance with preparing draft Ts&Cs, reviewing ITT documents, addressing clarification issues, addressing issues arising ahead of submission of tenders, advising on approach to procurement complaints or challenges, and finalising contracts
  • Assisting local authority clients to establish companies, providing company secretarial support, and advising on general corporate issues for local authority trading companies
  • Practical and recent knowledge in drafting Construction Contracts and associated documents on behalf of local authority clients, advising on issues arising in the preparation of and from construction contracts.

The role will be a hybrid working arrangement and you will have the opportunity to work from 1 of their 3 offices in central Northampton, Bedford or Cambridge 1 day per week.

Benefits of the Contracts Lawyer role:

  • 1to1 Paralegal Support
  • Local Government Pensions Scheme - considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates
  • Flexible working arrangements - offer flexible hours and hybrid working which allows for remote working but also require regular office attendance with the aim to give everyone a balanced work/life ratio
  • Financial support with ongoing CPD training within or outside the organisation of up to £2, 500 following probationary period, for example higher rights course
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave

We would be extremely interested in hearing from candidates with a private practice or public sector background.

How to apply for the Contracts Lawyer role:

To apply, please submit your CV and/or cover letter via this page or alternatively, contact Lewis Dainty in the Sellick Partnership Manchester office.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide and we assess applications based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice on our website.

Lewis Dainty Senior Consultant

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