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Contracts Lawyer / Legal Executive

Are you a Legal Executive or Newly Qualified Lawyer seeking an opportunity to expand on your Contracts experience? This opportunity is not to be missed!

I am seeking an enthusiastic individual to join a forward thinking Local Authority based in East Anglia, over a good length of contract.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently and hit the ground running to assist with both Commercial and Procurement Contracts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carrying out complex drafting and the execution and completion of all types of commercial contracts with a focus on building/ construction contracts
  • Providing advice to clients on Commercial Contracts on behalf of the Local Authority
  • Assisting with drafting data sharing and processing agreements
  • Advising on the interpretation of contracts and other legal documentation

This is a fantastic development opportunity and you will be working alongside a Senior Lawyer on the bigger projects for the council. The council has excellent transport links and are offering a good level of flexibility.

Required skills and experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with a minimum of 2 years post qualified experience
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Commercial contracts
  • Proven experience and knowledge of Procurement Law in relation to Commercial Contracts
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • An approachable, can-do attitude

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role, please contact Leah Edgar in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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