Commercial Contracts Solicitor

Posted 28 June 2024
Salary Circa £450 per day UMB
LocationNorth West
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLiberty Parker

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a University based in the North-West, who are looking for a locum Commercial Contracts Lawyer on an initial 3-month contract.

They are looking for someone to start immediately, and are offering a daily rate of circa £450 per day, based on candidate experience and PQE.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor with experience working within the public sector, ideally within higher education.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Handling a broad range of work including commercial contracts and procurement projects, charity law, regulatory/compliance matters, data protection, research projects, safeguarding, equality issues, and student-related matters

  • Managing the preparation, negotiation and review of key commercial contracts, including NDAs, research agreements and consultancy agreements

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts in consultation with colleagues across Academic and Professional Services departments in order to fully support the teaching and research undertaken by the University

Experience required:

  • Experience required in the public sector, ideally Higher Education

  • Qualified Solicitor

  • Experience managing commercial contracts

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

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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