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Head of Commercial and Contracts

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £55 - £60 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 month+

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If you are an ambitious, experienced and motivated professional, with the ability to deliver at pace within one of the most regeneration intensive boroughs then look no further!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Commercial and Contracts to join a busy, London based Local Authority over a good length of contract. This is a fantastic role which will enable you to flex your legal expertise and vision across the disciplines of Planning, Contracts and Property law and lead upon some truly stellar projects.


  • To lead and manage a team of lawyers and be responsible for the delivery of high quality, solution focused legal work in the portfolio of work undertaken by the team
  • To support the delivery of high quality, value for money, effective and authoritative legal services in respect of Contracts, Planning and Property Services across the council
  • As directed to represent the Council on legal issues at all levels both within the Council and externally
  • To advise senior advisors and elected councillors, including at committee meetings
  • To provide high quality legal advice in corporate and governance matters, clear reports, attend committees and meetings and provide associated support and to co-ordinate and oversee such support when provided by others
  • To conduct a caseload of complex legal matters


  • Experience of managing senior staff
  • Significant experience in at least two of the following fields (Property, Planning and Contracts)
  • UK Qualified
  • Available for a quick start

If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please send across your CV to leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk to discuss further.

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