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Senior Contracts Lawyer

A highly reputable Local Authority within the Home counties is seeking a Senior Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer to join their team for an initial 3-6 months period with the view for extension. The council are offering fully remote working for the foreseeable.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to join a friendly and supportive team.

Legal professional qualification and comprehensive understanding of the legal framework and case law relating to a commercial law team, in particular knowledge of contracts and (EU) procurement is essential - Knowledge of company law is desirable.

Daily tasks for the Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer would include;

  • Advising and negotiating Contractual agreements
  • Dealing with Complex matters
  • Drafting Local Authority contracts
  • Dealing with public sector procurement matters
  • Reviewing and managing all current contracts to comply with GDPR
  • Providing advice to the procurement team and on large procurement matters
  • Advising on any contractual implications relating to COVID-19
  • Advising on heads of terms for larger transactions relating to property, development and regeneration matters.
  • Overlooking and managing JCT and NEC Contracts

A Commercial Contracts & Procurement lawyer with local authority experience is highly preferable, however our client is willing to consider Contracts lawyers from other backgrounds with transferable skills.

The Client is paying an attractive rate of up to £50p/h+

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 Zanub Najmi in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

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