South East England, England
£40 - £42.50 per hour
5 months ago
A Local Authority based in East Anglia are seeking a Senior Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer to join their team on either a Full time or Part Time basis for an initial 3-6 months period with the view for extension. The council are offering fully remote working due to the current circumstances for the foreseeable future.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Contracts and Procurement Lawyer to join a friendly and supportive team. Daily tasks for the Commercial Contracts & Procurement Lawyer would include;
- Advising and negotiating Contractual agreements
- Drafting Local Authority contracts
- Reviewing and managing all current contracts to comply with GDPR
- Providing advice to the procurement team
- Advising on any contractual implications relating to COVID-19
The Senior Contracts and Procurement Lawyer will need to be able to quickly pick up a mixed case load of large procurements (including waste contracts etc), client specific advice, contract drafting (some small, some medium contracts) and be able to advise on heads of terms for larger transactions relating to property and development matters.
Experience of JCT/NEC contracts would be useful but not essential.
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.
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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