Commercial Lawyer

Posted 28 June 2024
Salary Up to £60p/hour UMB
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameKatrina Nielsen

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a City Council in the West Midlands, who are recruiting for a Commercial Solicitor to join the team on a long-term locum basis until the end of March 2025.

The role offers remote working and a rate in the region of £60p/hour UMB.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Handling a caseload of commercial matters, and providing advice to the client department on day to day matters and major projects

  • Drafting and negotiating goods and services contracts, framework agreements, funding agreements, variation to existing contracts and collaboration agreements, and providing a range of advice on procurement law, subsidy control and contractual matters

  • Advising on the legal risks of particular courses of action including procurement and subsidy control considerations

  • Ensuring that the Council’s contractual arrangements adhere to governance requirements

Working hours:

  • 36 hours per week

  • 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.

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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