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Contracts Solicitor

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £39782 - £42683 per annum + Public Sector Pension + Flexible Working

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic qualified Solicitor or Barrister to join the Commercial Team at a Local Authority in the North East on a permanent of fixed term basis.

The ideal candidate will have a sound knowledge of contract and public procurement law, including:

  • Public Contracts Regulations 2015,
  • Range of commercial transactions
  • Advising on social care and public health, construction, waste, and IT contracts
  • Projects of strategic significance to the Council

The role will also involve supporting collaborative and joint working with other local authorities and public bodies and supporting other Council client organisations.

The successful applicant will have strong experience in preparing contract documentation as well as providing sound procurement and commercial advice across the range of the Council's functions. In return you will receive a competitive salary, public sector pension and flexible working patterns.

They have two posts, one permanent and one as a 3 year fixed term contract.

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 Sara Robinson 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.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.