Commercial & Contracts Lawyer

Posted 03 May 2024
Salary £50 - £60 per hour via an umbrella company
LocationNorth West
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for a locum Commercial & Contracts Lawyer on an initial 6-month contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full-time basis. The hourly rate is £50 - £60 per hour, via an umbrella company, dependent on PQE.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within local government, and have strong experience dealing with complex commercial and procurement matters.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a full caseload of 25+ of commercial and procurement matters, including complex cases
  • Advising on procurement law and framework agreements
  • Preparing call off contracts, variations, novations, grant funding agreements, subsidy control advice, construction contracts (NEC)
  • Advising on contract procedure rules, constitution, exemptions, key decisions
  • Providing advice on legal implications in officer decision records to award contracts

Experience required:

  • Experience required in Local Government

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week, part-time options available
  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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