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Senior Commercial Procurement Lawyer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £1000 per day + flexible working arrangements

  • Consultant:

    Xiomara Cabello

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  • Reference:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Role: Senior Commercial Procurement Lawyer

Type: Contract - Full-time

Location: London

Up to £1000pd


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Commercial Procurement Lawyer to join Central Government on a minimum 6 month contract to advise on a range of commercial, contractual and procurement matters.

The successful candidate will be a qualified legal professional (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate strong commercial and procurement law experience. They will be advising on every part of the commercial process, from the commercial law implications of policy, to advising on the route to market/procurement route, designing the commercial contract, supporting on approvals, supporting on transparency requirements and advising on contract management and exit issues.

They will provide a range of commercial legal advice across the following areas:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Public Procurement
  • Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Public law aspects of commercial work/commercial decision-making
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Grants and State Aid

The Senior Commercial Procurement Lawyer will:

  • Advise on medium-high complexity contracts spanning across various stakeholders
  • Evaluate whether projects appropriately identify and manage legal risk, ensuring contracts are managed effectively, and that any disputes are resolved effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide strategic legal direction
  • Manage the corporate relationship with external law firms on legal advice and management of projects
  • Manage junior team members

Key Requirements:

  • Need to be UK Qualified with 10 years PQE
  • Have sound understanding of public procurement and contract law
  • An understanding of the role of lawyers in Government

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 Xiomara Cabello in our London office for a confidential discussion.

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